Here we will come back to place focus on the victims of the most violent of crimes, murder.Victim survivors can come here to find help, ask questions, give and get advice.Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank of the Ashley River (now Charles Towne Landing) was abandoned in 1680 for its present site, which became the fifth-largest city in North America within ten years.Despite its size, it remained unincorporated throughout the colonial period; its government was handled directly by a colonial legislature and a governor sent by London. Nearest cities: James Island, SC (2.1 miles ), Bear Swamp, SC (2.4 miles ), North Charleston, SC (2.6 miles ), Johns Island, SC (2.8 miles ), Mount Pleasant, SC (2.9 miles ), Sullivan's Island, SC (3.0 miles ), Hanahan, SC (3.0 miles ), Folly Beach, SC (3.0 miles ). Byrnes - Politician, Mo Brooks - Politician, Eric Massa - Politician, Ernest Hollings - Politician. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Charleston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. Birthplace of: Rob Miller (South Carolina politician) - Soilder, Octavius Catto - Educator, André Bauer - Politician, Andy Dick - Comedian, Angelina Grimké - Abolitionist, Joe Wilson (U. politician) - Republican House Representative, James F. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 761,155 residents in 2016, the third-largest in the state and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.
Since the early 20th century, the section of unincorporated Charleston County that later became the city of North Charleston had been designated by Charleston business and community leaders as a place for development of industry, military and other business sites. In 1912, a group of businessmen from the city of Charleston formed a development company that bought the E. Burton Lumber Company tract and began to lay out an area for further development.
The main route for transportation of these phosphates eventually became known as Ashley Phosphate Road. Shortly thereafter, the General Asbestos and Rubber Company (GARCO) built the world's largest asbestos mill under one roof.
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Estimated per capita income in 2015: ,359 (it was ,414 in 2000) Charleston city income, earnings, and wages data Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: 3,500 (it was 7,800 in 2000) Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: 4,537; Detached houses: 0,106; Townhouses or other attached units: 4,219; In 2-unit structures: 8,102; In 3-to-4-unit structures: 0,695; In 5-or-more-unit structures: 1,825; Mobile homes: 9,690According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Charleston, South Carolina as of August 10, 2017.