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North Charleston, South Carolina
Welcome to North Charleston ...
A typical abbreviation for North Charleston: N. Charleston
From the Census Estimates for 2019, North Charleston has a population of 115,915 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of North Charleston.
North Charleston is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: North Charleston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for North Charleston: (843)
The ZIP code for North Charleston: 29405<4>
Websites for North Charleston ...
Official Website: www.northcharleston.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Charleston had an population of 115,915 people. This is an increase of 18.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, North Charleston had a population of 97,471 people (or 27.83% of the total population of Charleston County). This makes North Charleston the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of North Charleston represents 2.11% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 97,471 people, the population of North Charleston increased 22.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 79,641 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for North Charleston.
Communities Also Named North Charleston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named North Charleston - it's located in West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for North Charleston.
Communities near North Charleston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Charleston.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Charleston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Charleston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Charleston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Charleston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Charleston. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for North Charleston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Charleston ...
Looking for more information about North Charleston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for North Charleston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Charleston.
Adding North Charleston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of North Charleston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for North Charleston was on a map titled Road Map for South Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for North Charleston on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for North Charleston: www.northcharleston.net/
The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022