South Carolina: Images of the Palmetto State

South Carolina is home to more than 5 million residents, and has a landscape that ranges from the salt marshes and plains of its Low Country to the heights of its Blue Ridge region in the west. Gathered here are a few glimpses into the varied and historic features of South Carolina, and some of the animals and people calling it home.

This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.

An earlier version of this photo essay inadvertently included a photo taken in Charlotte, North Carolina. The photo has been removed.

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