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Charleston Area Code
Charleston Zip Codes
Cost of Living
Charleston Population
Charleston Library
Charleston Hospitals and Medical Centers
Charleston Media
Charleston Banks

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Charleston Area Code:

(843)

Charleston Zip Codes:

29401 29402, 29403, 29409, 29413, 29416, 29417, 29422, 29423 - Downtown Charleston
29404 – Charleston AFB
29405, 29406, 29415, 29418, 29419, 29420 – North Charleston
29407, 29414, – West Ashley
29410 - Hanahan
29412 – James Island
29424 – College of Charleston
29425 – MUSC
29439 - Folly Beach
29451 – Isle of Palms
29455 – Kiawah Island
29457 – Johns Island
29464, 29465, 29466 – Mt. Pleasant
29482 – Sullivans Island
29492 – Daniel Island

Charleston Cost of Living:

With the US average cost of living at 100, Charleston ranks in at 94 under the 2008 cost of living index.

Charleston Population:

Charleston County:
Estimated population 348,046 as of July 2008
Based on U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Population by Charleston Area Townships:
Based on U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Daniel Island
Population: 12,788

Folly Beach
Population: 1,948

Isle of Palms
Estimated Current Population: 4,961
Population: 4,601

James Island
Population: 39,708

Johns Island, Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island
Estimated Current Population: 25,826
Population:13,684

Mt. Pleasant
Estimated Current Population: 76,719
Population: 52,330

Sullivans Island
Estimated Current Population: 1,927
Population: 1,911

West Ashley
Population: 73,244

Charleston Library:

Charleston County Public Library
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401-3546
(843) 805-6802

Charleston Hospitals & Medical Centers:

BON SECOURS-ST FRANCIS XAVIER HOSPITAL (2095 HENRY TECKLENBURG DRIVE)

CHARLESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (326 CALHOUN ST)

MEDICAL UNIVERSITY of South Carolina HOSPITAL (169 ASHLEY AV)

PALMETTO LOWCOUNTRY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (2777 SPEISSEGGER DRIVE)

ROPER HOSPITAL (316 CALHOUN ST)

SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA (326 CALHOUN STREET THIRD FLOOR)

TRIDENT MEDICAL CENTER (9330 MEDICAL PLAZA DR)

Charleston Banks:

Bank of America, National Association
Wachovia Bank, National Association
Ameris Bank
Atlantic Bank & Trust?
Bank of South Carolina
Branch Banking and Trust Company
Carolina First Bank
Carolina Federal Savings BANK?
Community FirstBank of Charleston
First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc
First Financial Holdings Inc?
First Palmetto Savings Bank?
First Reliance Bank?
Harbor National Bank?
The National Bank of South Carolina
RBC Bank
Regions Bank
South Carolina Bank and Trust?
Southcoast Community Bank?
State Farm Banks?
Sun Trust Bank?
Tidelands Bank?

Charleston Media:

Newspapers
Post and Courier – Charleston city newspaper
Charleston City Paper - news & entertainment weekly
Charleston Mercury - conservative bimonthly
Catalyst - MUSC
Daniel Island News
Island Eye News - Sullivan's Island
James Island Journal
Moultrie News - Mount Pleasant
Vida Latina Newspaper

Magazines
Charleston Magazine
LowCountry Dog
Lowcountry Parent
Shades of Green Magazine
Skirt Magazine

TV Stations
WCBD - NBC - Channel 2
WCIV - ABC - Channel 4
WCLN - Channel 18
WCSC - CBS - Channel 5
WITV - ETV - Channel 7
WMMP - myNetworkTV - Channel 36
WTAT - FOX - Channel 24

AM Radio Stations
810 – WQIZ -"Catholic Radio in South Carolina"
1250 – WTMA - "The Mighty TMA" – News, talk
1340 – WQSC- "The Boardwalk" – Beach
1390 – WXTC - "Heaven 1390" – Gospel

FM Radio Stations
89.3 – WSCI - "Your Classical NPR News Station"
91.1 / 91.9 – WMBJ - "His Radio" – Christian contemporary
91.5 – WKCL - "We Know Christ Lives" – Christian
92.5 – WIHB - "B92" – Top 40
93.3 – WWWZ - "Z93 Jamz" – R&B, hip hop
94.3 – WSCC - "Charleston's Home for News Talk"
95.1 – WSSX - "95SX" – Contemporary rock
96.1 – WAVF - Chuck FM – All music genres
96.9 – WIWF - "The Wolf" – Country
98.1 – WYBB - "98X" – Local rock, rock-n-roll, metal
99.7 – WXST - "Star 99.7" – Adult urban contemporary
100.5 – WALC - "The Drive @ 100.5" – Adult contemporary, alternative
101.7 – WAVF - "Chuck FM" – Adult contemporary
102.5 – WXLY - "Y102.5" – Adult contemporary
103.5 – WEZL - "Charleston's Best Country"
104.5 – WRFQ - "Classic Q" – Classic rock
105.5 – WCOO - "The Bridge" – Rock
106.1 – WTUA - "Power 106" – Gospel
106.3 – WJNI - Gospel
107.3 – WMGL - "Magic 107.3" – R&B



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