Other cities in the 803 area code include: Aiken, Camden, Fort Mill, Lancaster, Newberry, Lexington, Barnwell, York, Clover, Chester, Manning, Batesburg, Bishopville, Chapin, Winnsboro, Shaw Afb, Hampton, Denmark, Johnston, Allendale, Hickory Grove, Summerton, Springfield, Beech Island, Edgefield, New Ellenton, Eastover, Whitmire, Bamberg, Prosperity, Blackville, West Columbia, Lugoff, Holly Hill, Saint Matthews, Santee, Sharon, Jackson, Williston, Gloverville, Graniteville, Estill, North, Ehrhardt, Lynchburg, Ridgeway, Pelion, Eutawville, Olar, Kershaw, Fort Lawn, Gilbert, Mayesville, Pinewood, Branchville, Wagener, Bowman, Heath Springs, Ridge Spring, Leesville, Swansea, Elloree, Richburg, Brunson, Norway, Cameron, Great Falls, and Fairfax.
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.
Sumter / ˈ s ʌ m t ər / is the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. Known as the Sumter Metropolitan Statistical Area, the namesake county adjoins Clarendon and Lee to form the core of Sumter-Lee-Clarendon tri-county area of South Carolina, an area that includes the three counties in the east central Piedmont. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population was 39,643 at the 2000 census. The 2010 census puts the city at 40,524.
The 803 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 7:42 PM on May 24, 2022.