Sea Level Rise Maps for South Carolina


Most of these maps follow methodological approach of the EPA study using the USGS National Elevation Dataset. The maps show elevations relative to spring high water, the average tide during new and full moons. The quality of the elevation data varies but was particularly poor in the northern part of the state.

These maps are in jpg files designed for printing at 300 dots per inch on 8-1/2 X 11 inch paper. If you simply click on the links below and try to read them on your computer screen, some of them may look strange, depending on your internet browser. If so, please save the jpg map onto your computer's hard drive and then open the file with the program you normally use to read jpg files.


Horry County

Georgetown, Pauley Beach
Georgetown County

Northern Charlston County
Northern Charleston County

Folly Beach, Sullivans Island, Mt Pleasant, Charleston
South Charleston and
Dorcheser Counties

Colleton County

Colleton County

Hilton Head

Beaufort County


Jasper County