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Airport Charleston International Airport
5500 International Blvd. (off of I-526)
Charleston, SC 29418

128 Flights daily, 15 destinations
American Airlines (Eagle), Continental, Delta, United Express, US Airways, Southwest

Amtrak Charleston's Amtrak station:
4565 Gaynor Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
Area Code (1+) 843
Bus
Charleston's Greyhound Bus station
3610 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 747-5341
Emergencies Dial 911 for police, medical, or fire emergencies
Hospitals MUSC
135 Rutledge St
843-792-2300

Roper Hospital
316 Calhoun St
843-724-2000

Charleston Memorial Hospital
326 Calhoun St
843-953-8303

Kindred Hospital
326 Calhoun St
843-876-8670

Roper St. Francis
255 E Bay St
843-853-3500
Newspapers Post & Courier
134 Columbus St
843-577-1046

Evening Post
134 Columbus St
843-577-7111

Charleston City Paper
1049 Morrison Dr Suite B
843-577-5304

Charleston Chronicle
1111 King St
843-723-2785
Post Office Charleston 29401 Post Office
83 Broad St
800-275-8777
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, Closed Sat-Sun

Charleston 29403 Post Office
557 E Bay St
800-275-8777
Business House: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm, Sat 9:30am-11:30am, Closed Sun

Charleston Citadel Campus 29409 Post Office
171 Moultrie St
800-275-8777
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-4:00pm, Closed Sat-Sun
Public Transit CARTA (Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority)

Phone
CARTA Customer Service
Mon-Fri: 7:00am to 9:00pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Holidays 8:00am to 8:00pm

Phone (843) 724-7420
TTY/TTD (843) 747-1499

Commendations/Complaints:
(843) 724-7420

Taxes 6% sales tax (in addition, some outlying counties may impose a 1% local sales tax)
Hotels usually add an accommodation tax (room or occupancy) on hotel bill
Weather National Weather Service Forecast Office
843-744-0303


   
 


















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   King Street Shopping District
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Weddings
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