Other cities in the 803 area code include: Beech Island, North Augusta, Lexington, West Columbia, Orangeburg, Fort Mill, Newberry, Lancaster, Lugoff, York, Camden, Clover, Chester, Batesburg, Leesville, Edgefield, Barnwell, Manning, Bamberg, Winnsboro, Bishopville, Denmark, Allendale, Williston, Gloverville, Hampton, Graniteville, Kershaw, New Ellenton, Johnston, Estill, Saint Matthews, Great Falls, Fairfax, Blackville, Holly Hill, Chapin, Jackson, Whitmire, Branchville, Santee, Prosperity, Summerton, Fort Lawn, Swansea, Eastover, Gilbert, Wagener, Bowman, North, Heath Springs, Elloree, Pelion, Richburg, Springfield, Sharon, Brunson, Ehrhardt, Cameron, Hickory Grove, Ridgeway, Lynchburg, Eutawville, Norway, Olar, Mayesville, Pinewood, and Ridge Spring.
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia is a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus.The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, the state's flagship and largest university, and is also the site of Fort Jackson, the largest United States Army installation for Basic Combat Training. In 1860, the city was the location of the South Carolina Secession Convention, which marked the departure of the first state from the Union in the events leading up to the Civil War.
Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and the fifth-largest city in the state. It is also the fourth-largest city of the Charlotte metropolitan area, behind Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia (all located in North Carolina, unlike Rock Hill). The population was 66,154 as of the 2010 Census. Rock Hill is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) south of Charlotte and approximately 70 miles (110 km) north of Columbia.
Shaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) (IATA : SSC, ICAO : KSSC, FAA LID : SSC) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 8.4 miles (13.5 km) west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina. It is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC). The United States Air Force 20th Fighter Wing (20th FW) is the host unit.It is one of the largest military bases operated by the United States, and is one of only two air bases in CONUS with an active railroad line. (Beale AFB, CA, operates a lone GE 80-ton locomotive over the base railway. In Alaska, Eielson AFB and Clear Air Force Station have base railways with their own motive power.)
The 803 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 2:05 AM on Apr 19, 2021.