South Carolina Charleston County Mount Pleasant
About Mount Pleasant
is located on South Carolina's central coast, just east of Charleston
. It was founded in 1680 and is the home of Shem Creek
(known for its shrimp boats and seafood restaurants) and the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
. The State Ports Authority's Wando River terminal is also in Mount Pleasant.
Charleston is the largest city near Mount Pleasant
, although Mount Pleasant
is quite large in its own right. Here is a map of the Charleston area
Be sure to check out Mount Pleasant in the South Carolina Picture Project
for beautiful pictures of the town.
Things to Do in Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant Accommodations
Mount Pleasant Arts, Entertainment, Dining
Mount Pleasant Attractions
Mount Pleasant Events
Mount Pleasant Recreation, Sports, Clubs
Mount Pleasant Maps, Transportation
Mount Pleasant Maps
Mount Pleasant Transportation
The Charleston area has one commercial airport. It is located 15 miles from Mount Pleasant:
Mount Pleasant also has one local, non-commercial airport. It is open to the public:
CARTA provides public bus and trolley service in Charleston County. Most routes are located in downtown Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, and West Ashley:
Mount Pleasant Jobs, Careers
- Jobs in Charleston
Our exclusive Charleston area job board organizes jobs by type of employer, company name, and area including Mount Pleasant.
- SC Works Trident Centers
These branches of the Trident Workforce Investment Board provide job seekers in Mount Pleasant and in the Charleston area with employment support from job searching and application assistance to on-the-job training and education.
Mount Pleasant Businesses
For a full guide to businesses located in and around Mount Pleasant, please see our South Carolina Business Directory
Real Estate in Mount Pleasant
The following guides will put you in touch with the resources you need to help you buy, sell, build, or move to Mount Pleasant.
Businesses in Mount Pleasant
Check out our featured Mount Pleasant companies:
Other Mount Pleasant Businesses
Mount Pleasant Economic Development
- Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce is to encourage business and community success East of the Cooper.
- Charleston County Economic Development Department
A division of Charleston County's government, the Charleston County Economic Development Department works to recruit new businesses and grow existing industries within Charleston County.
- Charleston Regional Development Alliance
The CRDA seeks to be a catalyst for economic growth in the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region. It also publishes an annual economic scorecard which compares Charleston to similar US metro areas.
Mount Pleasant News & Media
The greater Charleston area has one daily paper, the Post & Courier
. Other Mount Pleasant area newspapers and magazines can be found here:
Mount Pleasant lies within the Charleston service area, and its television and radio stations are located there:
Mount Pleasant Government
The Town of Mount Pleasant is located in Charleston County.
Mount Pleasant Schools, Colleges, Libraries
Mount Pleasant Churches, Nonprofits
There are two local hospitals serving Mount Pleasant. Plus, there are several more hospitals located in the Charleston area, all of which can be found here:
If you are looking for a place to worship in Mount Pleasant, this guide will help you:
Mount Pleasant and Charleston provide a host of charities and community service organizations for local residents.
These guides will help you locate helpful senior citizen resources in Mount Pleasant and all of Charleston County.
Mount Pleasant History, Genealogy