South Carolina Area Codes

5 area codes serve South Carolina

South Carolina Area Codes Overview

South Carolina is served by several area codes, each delineating specific regions within the state. The predominant area code is 803, covering central and western parts, including the capital city of Columbia. Charleston and the Lowcountry area are served by area code 843, while the coastal regions, including Myrtle Beach, use area code 843 as well. The upstate area, encompassing cities like Greenville and Spartanburg, relies on area code 864. These area codes facilitate efficient telecommunications and help in organizing the state into distinct calling regions. The division of area codes aligns with South Carolina's diverse geography, from the coastal plains to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, ensuring seamless communication across the state.

Largest 22 cities in South Carolina

City Population
Columbia 129,272
Charleston 120,083
North Charleston 97,471
Mount Pleasant 67,843
Rock Hill 66,154
Greenville 58,409
Summerville 43,392
Sumter 40,524
Hilton Head Island 37,099
Florence 37,056
Spartanburg 37,013
Goose Creek 35,938
Aiken 29,524
Myrtle Beach 27,109
Anderson 26,686
Greer 25,515
Greenwood 23,222
Mauldin 22,889
Taylors 21,617
North Augusta 21,348
Wade Hampton 20,622
St. Andrews 20,493

South Carolina Area Codes List