South Carolina State House, Columbia

Government Building · Architectural Building
The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.
The State House is in the Classical Revival style; it is approximately 180 feet (55 m) tall, 300 feet (91 m) long, 100 feet (30 m) wide. It weighs more than 70,000 short tons (64,000 t) and has 130,673 square feet (12,140 m2) of space.

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  • We only had time for walk around and photos. Many nice walking trails and plantings. The area across the street with the BC/BS sponsored electric bicycle rental is so great and a plus for the city.  more »
  • we took a self tour. the capital is beautiful inside and out. the house was not in session so we were able to look in all the rooms and see everything. the outside has several walking paths also. it.....  more »
  • My wife & I have been to most of the state capitals in the United States & this building is about average in comparison to the rest. It is a little smaller than most, but nice in the inside. You...  more »

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