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Driving Distances to Columbia

Columbia is located in the geographic center of South Carolina. The Columbia Metro area, known as the Midlands, is within a three hour drive from anywhere in South Carolina. Columbia is one of just a few cities in the United States to have three major interstate highways passing through the city. Interstate highways 20, 26 and 77 all intersect in Columbia. I-95 is only about 50 miles away. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is served by 4 major airlines.

In addition to all of the attractions and recreation in the Midlands, the capital city is close enough for day trips to the mountains of the upstate, beaches on the Atlantic Coast and the many historic sites in the Lowcountry.

Distances From Other South Carolina Cities

Charleston - 112 miles
Founded in 1670 by English settlers, Charleston is one of the top travel destinations in the United States. In the historic district, 73 buildings pre-date the Revolutionary War. Charleston gave America its first decisive victory of the Revolutionary War and the first shots of the Civil War. Rich heritage, great scenery, history, beautiful gardens and architecture.

Greenville - 101 miles
One of America's leading textile manufacturing cities. The Blue Ridge Mountains, visible from downtown Greenville, and over 60 city parks offer plenty of recreational opportunities.

Hilton Head Island - 164 miles
The largest island between New Jersey and Florida. Popular for golf, tennis, and wide Atlantic beaches.

Myrtle Beach - 143 miles
The central city along the 60 mile long Grand Strand offering Atlantic Ocean beaches, entertainment, nightlife and outdoor recreation.

Distances From Other Cities

Atlanta		215
Baltimore	490
Boston		889
Charlotte	 92
Cleveland	596
Miami		613
Montreal	1031
New York	689
Orlando		413
Philadelphia	584
Washington	451

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President William Taft in 
Columbia on November 6, 1909
President William Taft visits Columbia on November 6, 1909.

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