About North Charleston South Carolina
North Charleston is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, with incorporated areas in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. On June 12, 1972, the city of North Charleston was incorporated and was rated as the ninth-largest city in South Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, North Charleston had a population of 97,471, growing to an estimated population of 115,382 in 2019, and with a current area of more than 76.6 square miles (198.5 km2). As defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, for use by the U.S. Census Bureau and other U.S. Government agencies for statistical purposes only, North Charleston is included within the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston urban area. North Charleston is one of the state's major industrial centers and is the state's top city in gross retail sales.
Things to Do and See In North Charleston
- Charles Towne Square (near Mall Drive and Lacross Road): Charles Towne Square was an indoor shopping mall located in North Charleston, South Carolina opened in 1976 by developer Melvin Simon & Associates. It was most noted for its large "town square" style clock and children's train ride during Christmas time (...).
- North Charleston Fire Museum (near Centre Pointe Drive and Fashion Avenue): The North Charleston Fire Museum and Educational Center is a fire museum displaying a collection of fire fighting vehicles dating back to the 1780s. On permanent loan from the American LaFrance Company, which was headquartered nearby until its closure in 2014, the facility displays more than 20 (...).
- Charleston County School of the Arts (near Salter Lane and West Liberty Park Circle): Charleston High School is a public magnet school located in North Charleston, South Carolina in the United States. at soa.ccsdschools.com It was created in 1995 by Rose Maree Myers, who also founded the Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School (...).
- Bonds-Wilson High School (near West Enterprise Street and Salter Lane): Bonds-Wilson High School was a high school open from 1950 to 1985 in the predominantly African-American community of Liberty Hill in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The school's campus became part of a 1950s project to build mostly African-American schools in South Carolina (...).
- North Charleston station (near Gaynor Street and Hock Avenue): North Charleston, or Charleston, is a train station located in North Charleston, South Carolina, served by Amtrak, the United States' railroad passenger system. The station was originally built by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1956, after a fire destroyed Charleston Union Station in 1947 (...).
- North Charleston Coliseum (near Firestone Road and Tony Way Blvd): The North Charleston Coliseum is a 14,000-seat multi-purpose arena in North Charleston, South Carolina. It is part of the North Charleston Convention Center Complex, which also includes a Performing Arts Center, and is owned by the City of North Charleston and managed by SMG (...).
- Academic Magnet High School (near Salter Lane and West Liberty Park Circle): Academic Magnet High School (AMHS) is a high school (grades 9-12) in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The school enrolls students through an admissions process based on middle school grades, test scores, teacher recommendations, and a written essay. (...).
- Boeing South Carolina (near Rental Car Lane and Airfare Drive): Boeing South Carolina (previously Boeing Charleston) is an assembly site for Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division, located in North Charleston, South Carolina. The site is the major manufacturing, assembly and delivery site for Boeing commercial aircraft in the eastern United States and is one of (...).
- South Carolina World War II Army Airfields (near Rental Car Lane and Dreamliner Drive): During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in South Carolina for antisubmarine defense in the Gulf of Mexico and for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers (...).
- North Charleston Air Force Station (near C Street and 5th Street): North Charleston Air Force Station (ADC ID: M-113 NORAD ID: Z-113) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. It is located in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina. It was closed in 1980. (...).
- North Charleston Intermodal Transportation Center (near Seiberling Road and Fargo Street): North Charleston Intermodal Transportation Center is a new passenger train station, a long haul inter-city bus, and regional bus station, soon to be built in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina. It will replace the current passenger station (...).
- Shooting of Walter Scott (near Craig Road and Remount Road): The shooting of Walter Scott occurred on , 2015, in North Charleston, South Carolina, following a daytime traffic stop for a non-functioning brake light. Scott, an unarmed black man, was fatally shot by Michael Slager, a white North Charleston police officer (...).
- Edmondston–Alston House (near Remount Road and Edison Avenue): The Edmondston–Alston House is a historic house located at 21 East Battery in Charleston, South Carolina. The house is also known as the Charles Edmonston House, the Alston House, and the Middleton-Smith House. (...).
- 1886 Charleston earthquake (near Remount Road and Edison Avenue): The 1886 Charleston earthquake occurred about 9:50 p.m. local time August 31 with an estimated moment magnitude of 6.9–7.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). The intraplate earthquake caused 60 deaths and between $5 million and $6 million in damage to 2,000 buildings in the (...).
- North Charleston High School (near Jenkins Avenue and Crawford Street): North Charleston High School is a public high school in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It is a part of the Charleston County School District (CCSD). (...).
- WTMZ (near O'Hear Avenue and Columbia Avenue): WTMZ (910 AM, "The Zone") is a radio station broadcasting a sports format and simulcast on WWIK. Licensed to Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, it serves the Charleston area. The station is currently owned by Kirkman Broadcasting, Inc.. (...).
- Joint Base Charleston (near South Aviation Road and ): Joint Base Charleston is a United States military facility located partly in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina and partly in the City of Goose Creek, South Carolina. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 628th Air Base Wing, Air Mobility Command (AMC) (...).
- Charleston Air Force Base (near South Aviation Road and ): Charleston Air Force Base is a United States military facility located in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force's 628th Air Base Wing (628 ABW), a subordinate element of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) (...).
- Boeing C-17 Globemaster III (near South Aviation Road and ): The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft. It was developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. The C-17 carries forward the name of two previous piston-engined military cargo aircraft, the Douglas C-74 (...).
- Charleston International Airport (near South Aviation Road and ): Charleston International Airport is a joint civil-military airport located in North Charleston, South Carolina. The airport is operated by the Charleston County Aviation Authority under a joint-use agreement with Joint Base Charleston (...).
Roads In North Charleston
- Virginia Avenue
- Interstate 526
- South Carolina Highway 61
- U.S. Route 17 Alternate (South Carolina)
Nearby Airports In North Charleston
- Charleston AFB
- Charleston Air Force Base
- Charleston International Airport
Nearby Towns and Suburbs In North Charleston
- Hanahan is 2 miles to the north.
- Goose Creek is 7 miles to the north.
- Charleston is 8 miles to the south-east.
- Ladson is 9 miles to the north-west.
- Mount Pleasant is 10 miles to the south-east.
- Sangaree is 12 miles to the north-west.
- Summerville is 13 miles to the north-west.