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State and Local Government Information Sources


This pages provides links to sites and resources published by state and local governments. 
Information and statistics about state and local areas is often published by the U.S. federal government. Use the Subject Guides pages to locate federal government publications about states and local areas.

Use the Library Catalog to locate state government publications in the Thomas Cooper Library.

South Carolina State Government

State Government
Elected Officials | State Agencies 

State Legislature: State Senate and House journals, publications and member biographies. Search for current bills and acts. 
For more S.C. primary legal materials, see the USC Law Library site.

South Carolina Local Government

Richland County | Lexington County | South Carolina County Government
City of Columbia | South Carolina Cities and Towns
South Carolina Municipal Association

Other Resources

South Carolina Department of Archives and History: state and local government archives, public records, 1930 census microfilm and more.
South Carolina State Data Center: more South Carolina statistics including Census 2000 data.
SCIWAY: directory of South Carolina information and web sites.
South Carolina State Library: the depository for South Carolina state documents.

South Carolina Statistical Abstract: demographic, economic and health statistics about the state and its counties.

Other State and Local Government Information Resources

State and Local Government on the Net: by branch of government 
United States Counties: interactive county information database. Includes database of county officials, codes and ordinances.
U.S. Cities Online: from the United States Conference of Mayors