When did columbia become the capital of south carolina?

Answer Columbia became the capital of South Carolina in 1786, replacing the state's original capital of Charleston. Columbia was built within a two-mile square next to the Congaree River and broken down i... Read More »

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What was the first capital city of South Carolina?

Settled in 1670, the coastal city of Charleston was the first center of South Carolina life and trade and as well as the state's first capital. By 1786, however, more of the state's population resi... Read More »

Was Charleston ever the capital of South Carolina?

Charleston was the capital of South Carolina, also known as the Palmetto State, from 1670 to 1790. In 1790, the capital of South Carolina was moved to Columbia, which remains the capital.References... Read More »

What is the city located on the Congaree River that is the capital of South Carolina?

Located on the banks of the Conagree River, the city of Columbia is the state capital of South Carolina. Including the Conagree there are three rivers that run through the state capital. The other ... Read More »

Which state capital is located farthest south?

Hawaii is the southernmost state in the United States. Its capital city, Honolulu, is the state capital located farthest south among all 50 states' capital cities. Honolulu is located at 21 degrees... Read More »