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Statistics & Facts

The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.
The population of Edisto is approximately 2,632 (2000), 2559 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,105 (1990), 1012 (2010).
The amount of land area in Edisto is 14.539 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Edisto is 5.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.131 sq kilometers.
The distance from Edisto to Washington DC is 437 miles.
The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 38 miles. (as the crow flies)
Edisto is positioned 33.47 degrees north of the equator and 80.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Edisto median income is $ 25,962 (2000).
The Edisto median home price is $ 61,400 (2000).
Edisto average annual precipitation is 47.3 inches peryear.
Edisto average temperature is 64.4 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 49 (January) degrees F.
The average high temperature is 80 (August) degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 45.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 62.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 81.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 63.7 degrees F.


45 minutes south of Charleston. Nearby communities include Orangeburg, Wilkinson Heights, Brookdale, Rowesville, Cameron, Barnberg, St. Matthews and Nonway.
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History & History Related Items

Both Edisto and the island were named for the Edisto Indians who were the native residents of the area. Here is a history page for Edisto Island.

It was the long staple cotton crop called Sea Island Cotton, that brought prosperity to Edisto in the late 1700's. Many of these successful planters built elegant homes, some of which remain today.
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The settling of Edisto



Edisto State Beach
A Page for Edisto State Beach
Edisto Beach State Park is located at:
8377 State Cabin road
Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone: 803 869-2756 or 803 869-2156 (for Campground reservations)
This state park is 1,255 acres in size with 1.5 miles of beach and a 75 place campground at the ocean.
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Edisto Chamber

Edisto Island Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 206
Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone: 843-869-3867
Toll-free: 888-333-2781

Edisto Organizations

Edisto Island Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 206
Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone: 843-869-3867
Toll-free: 888-333-2781
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Closest airport is Charleston International, a little over an hour away.

The population of Edisto was:
1990 - 2,815
2000 - 2,632

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