NPA - 803 (South Carolina)
The 803 area code is part of geographic numbering plan area that includes South Carolina.
There are a few special area codes with the last two digits 422 match, these are known as easily recognizable codes (ERCs). The 8xx set of numbers are reserved for toll-free services and communication.
South Carolina is a southeastern U.S. state known for its shoreline of subtropical beaches and marsh like sea islands. It is one of the original 13 colonies. With more that 200 battles and skirmished fought here during the American Revolution, South Carolina was at the centre of activity in the South.
Charleston, the South Carolina port city founded in 1670, is defined by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel antebellum houses, particularly in the elegant French Quarter and Battery districts. From the Blue Ridge Mountains in the west to the Atlantic Ocean in the east, South Carolina offers as much variety in its terrain as it does in its attractions and activities.
Discover a part of the nation’s history. It was at Fort Sumter near Charleston where the first shots of the American Civil War rang out in April of 1861. Four years later, Confederate President Jefferson Davis conceded defeat at the Burt-Stark Mansion in Abbeville. Also along the coast, learn the history and culture of the Gullah, descendants of African slaves who have historically inhabited the Lowcountry and developed a distinct culture and language still preserved today.
Wild Carolina, discover Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge only 20 miles from Charleston. Its been protected from development for more than eight decades, the 66,306-acre wildlife preserve serves as habitat for some 293 species of birds, 26 different kinds of mammals, 24types of reptiles and 12 varieties of amphibians. Take a guide Sea Kayaking!