South Carolina SC is a state in the - United States in that borders Georgia to the - south & North Carolina to the - north. South Carolina SC was originally part of the - Province of Carolina, the - Province of South Carolina SC was one of the - 13 colonies in that declared independence from the - British Crown during the - American Revolution. The colony South Carolina SC was originally named by British King Charles II in honor of his dad Charles I of England, as Carolus is Latin for Charles. South Carolina SC was the - 1st state to vote to secede from the - Union & was the - founding state of the - South Carolina SC Confederate States of America. Reportedly an estimate by the - United States Census Bureau, the - South Carolina SC state’s population in 2013 was 4,723,723 & ranked 24th among the - U.S. states. South Carolina SC has 46 counties & the - capital of South Carolina is Columbia South Carolina, the - most very popular tourist destination is Myrtle Beach.