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North Charleston is an incorporated city north of Charleston with a population of 89,000. Its city limits touch along the Ashley River to the west and along the Cooper to the east, and although it is located primarily in Charleston County, it reaches into Berkeley and Dorchester counties as well. It is presently the third largest city in South Carolina. North Charleston is home to the Charleston Air Force Base and the Naval Weapons Station. Housing options span a wide spectrum in suburban North Charleston. They range from executive homes along the Ashley River and golf course communities to numerous developments of starter homes.

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North Charleston has quickly become the hotspot for residential building in the greater Charleston area. Its relatively lower land costs have attracted developers looking to offer more affordable housing options. The result has been a boom in building permits and new subdivisions with a wealth of competing amenities. Manor House Builders, John Wieland Homes, Truepenny Homes and many other builders are finding North Charleston to be a particularly appealing place to build.

All major thoroughfares connecting Charleston with points north and west (I-95 and Columbia) run directly through North Charleston. This includes I-26, US 52, and US 78. The Mark Clark Expressway (I-526), Charleston's beltway, intersects I-26 in North Charleston. All parts of Greater Charleston are easily reached from North Charleston. The Charleston International Airport is located 12 miles from downtown Charleston, served by six commercial airlines and offering 162 inbound and outbound flights daily. It serves more than 1.6 million passengers each year. North Charleston is home to most of Greater Charleston's military population. The Charleston Air Force Base and the US Naval Weapons Station are accessed through North Charleston.

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What are some of North Charleston's new home communities?
Cedar Grove | Colony North | Coosaw Creek | Indigo Palms | Northwood Estates | Oak Terrace Preserve | Park Circle | Red Oak
University Park | Whitehall | Windsor Hill

What is the average cost of a single family home in North Charleston, SC?
North Charleston | Single Family Homes $154,669

What area attractions does North Charleston SC offer?
North Charleston Wannamaker County Park is a nature oriented park designed for family and group use. Features include picnic areas, open meadows, and Whirlin' Waters, North Charleston's most exciting waterpark. Adventurous water slides and other amazing features cover over fifteen acres of cool fun and island-style water playpacked into one location! Features include: Otter Bay, Lily Pad Lagoon, Tubular Twister and more!

What shopping venues are in North Charleston, South Carolina?
The Tanger Outlet Center in North Charleston had its grand opening in August, 2006. This village-styled retail center allows shoppers to buy direct from over 90 brand name manufacturer and designer outlet stores. The Center is located at the West Montague Avenue exit off I-26. It is open 10am-9pm, Monday-Saturday, and 11am-6pm on Sunday. Northwoods Mall is located on Rivers Avenue and features anchor stores Belk, Dillard's, Sears and JC Penney.

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City of North Charleston
City Government
Departments & Phone Numbers
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Charleston County School District

Cooper River Memorial

3503 Rivers Ave.

North Charleston, SC 29405 (843) 744-2489

Hours: M-Th 10-8; F&Sat 10-6

Dorchester Road Regional

6325 Dorchester Rd.

North Charleston, SC 29418

(843) 552-6466

Hours: M-Th 10-8; F&Sat 10-6; Sun 2-5

Otranto Road Regional

2261 Otranto Rd.

North Charleston, SC 29406

(843) 572-4094

Hours: M-Th 10-8; F&Sat 10-6; Sun 2-5


Post Offices
Pine Haven

2180 McMillan Ave

N. Charleston, SC 29405

(843) 744-7810

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00pm; Sat 9:30-12:00pm

East Montague

1050 E Montague Ave, Suite C

N. Charleston, SC 29405

(843) 529-9970

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-2:00pm 3:00-5:00pm; Sat 8:30-12:00pm

North Charleston

6401 Rivers Ave

North Charleston, SC 29406

(843) 569-2610

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30-5:30pm

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