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Eastern United StatesLocated about halfway between Washington D.C. and Miami, providing a central location in the growing U.S. Southeast.
Situated in the Eastern Time Zone, an advantage when conducting business with European markets.
Home to the Port of Charleston, ranked first in customer satisfaction and considered one of the most productive container ports in the world.
An integrated network of rail and highway allows shipments to reach most domestic markets within 48 hours.
More than one-fifth of the U.S. population resides within 500 miles (800 km) of the Charleston region.
South CarolinaSouth Carolina ranks 24th in the U.S. in terms of population, with a year-round population of more than 4.6 million.
South Carolina is geographically diverse - one can easily drive from the ocean to the mountains in just 3 to 4 hours.
The state's busiest passenger airport is the Charleston International Airport.
South Carolina is situated in the Eastern Time Zone, an advantage when conducting business with European markets.
South Carolina has a moderate climate, with the coastal area enjoying a sub-tropical weather pattern.
Charleston MSAThe Charleston region of South Carolina is comprised of three counties - Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester.
Also referred to as the Charleston-N. Charleston-Summerville metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the Charleston metro area, or the greater Charleston area.
Stretches for over 90 miles (145 km) along South Carolina's Atlantic coastline.
Reaches 50 miles (80 km) inland toward the intersection of Interstate highways 26 and 95.
The land/water area of the Charleston region is 3,163 square miles (8,192 square kilometers).