Cities in Charleston County, South Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 23 cities in Charleston County, South Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Charleston1South Carolina156,868150,8720.97%1,363115.05
North Charleston2South Carolina123,441115,5511.62%1,59077.63
Mount Pleasant3South Carolina96,56791,2251.4%1,94549.65
Summerville4South Carolina52,14551,1010.5%2,31322.55
Goose Creek5South Carolina50,24846,2502.03%1,18442.44
Hanahan6South Carolina22,18720,6221.79%2,09910.57
Ladson7South Carolina15,34415,2520.15%2,1827.03
James Island8South Carolina11,98411,6580.68%2,5264.74
Sangaree9South Carolina8,1119,249-3.38%3,9942.03
Hollywood10South Carolina5,4945,2970.9%23423.51
Isle Palms11South Carolina4,3774,3480.16%9874.44
Ravenel12South Carolina2,6712,5531.1%20313.18
Seabrook Island13South Carolina2,1192,0550.76%3575.94
Folly Beach14South Carolina2,0842,0790.05%16712.51
Kiawah Island15South Carolina1,9622,014-0.66%17611.17
Sullivan's Island16South Carolina1,9301,8980.42%7732.50
Awendaw17South Carolina1,4651,4090.97%8417.35
Meggett18South Carolina1,4431,3940.84%8018.14
Lincolnville19South Carolina1,1981,1540.93%9981.20
Edisto Beach20South Carolina1,0551,0290.57%4952.13
Adams Run21South Carolina68577221.02%4871.41
McClellanville22South Carolina6226060.65%2792.23
Rockville23South Carolina1381360%3250.42

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Charleston County, South Carolina?

Charleston is the largest city in Charleston County.

What is the smallest city in Charleston County, South Carolina?

Rockville is the smallest city in Charleston County.

How many cities are in Charleston County?

There are 23 cities in Charleston County, South Carolina.

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