Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

South Carolina Charleston County Mount Pleasant

About Mount Pleasant

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

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