List of rivers of South Carolina

This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of South Carolina:

By drainage basin

This list is arranged by drainage basin, from north to south, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name. All rivers in South Carolina drain to the Atlantic Ocean.

Yadkin–Pee Dee drainage basin
  • Little River
  • Pee Dee River
    • Old Dead River
    • Sampit River
    • Black River
      • Black Mingo Creek
      • Pocotaligo River
    • Little Pee Dee River
      • Lumber River
    • Lynches River
      • Little River
    • Jeffries Creek
    • Black Creek
Santee drainage basin
  • Santee River (North Santee River and South Santee River are distributaries)
    • Little River
    • Wateree River
    • Congaree River
      • Dead River
      • Old Dead River
      • Broad River
        • Little River
        • Enoree River
        • Tyger River
          • Fairforest Creek
          • North Tyger River
            • Middle Tyger River
          • South Tyger River
        • Sandy River
          • Little Sandy River
        • Pacolet River
          • Lawsons Fork Creek
          • North Pacolet River
          • South Pacolet River
      • Saluda River
        • Little Saluda River
        • Bush River
        • Little River
        • Reedy River
        • North Saluda River
        • Middle Saluda River
        • South Saluda River
          • Oolenoy River
      • Gills Creek
Rivers flowing to Charleston Harbor
  • Wando River
  • Cooper River
    • Back River
  • Ashley River
  • Stono River
  • Kiawah River
Edisto drainage basin
  • Edisto River (North Edisto River and South Edisto River are distributaries)
    • Four Holes Swamp
    • North Fork Edisto River
      • Bull Swamp Creek
    • South Fork Edisto River
      • Little River
  • Ashepoo River
  • Combahee River
    • Little Salkehatchie River
    • Salkehatchie River
  • Coosaw River
  • Morgan River (SC)
  • Story River
  • Beaufort River
  • Broad River
    • Colleton River
    • Pocotaligo River
    • Coosawhatchie River
  • May River
  • New River
  • Wright River
Savannah drainage basin
  • Savannah River
    • Stevens Creek
    • Little River
    • Rocky River
    • Seneca River
      • Keowee River
        • Little River
          • Flat Shoals River
        • Toxaway River
          • Horsepasture River
        • Whitewater River
          • Thompson River
    • Tugaloo River

Alphabetically

  • Ashepoo River
  • Ashley River
  • Back River
  • Bates Old River
  • Beaufort River
  • Black River
  • Black Mingo Creek
  • Broad River (northern)
  • Broad River (southern)
  • Bull Swamp Creek
  • Bush River
  • Catawba River
  • Chattooga River
  • Chauga River
  • Chechessee River
  • Combahee River
  • Colleton River
  • Congaree River
  • Cooper River (incl. East & West Branches, and Back River)
  • Coosaw River
  • Coosawhatchie River
  • Dead River
  • East Fork Chatooga River
  • Edisto River (incl. North & South Forks)
  • Enoree River
  • Flat Shoals River
  • Four Holes Swamp
  • Gills Creek
  • Great Pee Dee River
  • Harbor River
  • Horsepasture River
  • Keowee River
  • Little Lynches River
  • Little Pee Dee River
  • Little River (Broad River tributary)
  • Little River (Edisto River tributary)
  • Little River (Horry County, South Carolina)
  • Little River (Lynches River tributary)
  • Little River (McCormick County, South Carolina)
  • Little River (Oconee County, South Carolina)
  • Little River (Saluda River tributary)
  • Little River (Santee River tributary)
  • Little Salkehatchie River
  • Little Saluda River
  • Little Sandy River
  • Lumber River
  • Lynches River
  • May River
  • Morgan River (SC)
  • New River
  • Oolenoy River
  • Okatee River
  • Old Dead River (Marlboro County)
  • Old Dead River (Richland County, Congaree National Park)
  • Pacolet River (incl. North, South, and Lawson's Fork Creek)
  • Pocotaligo River (Black River tributary)
  • Pocotaligo River (Broad River tributary)
  • Reedy River
  • Rocky River
  • Salkehatchie River
  • Saluda River (incl. North, Middle, and South Forks)
  • Sampit River
  • Sandy River
  • Santee River (incl. North & South)
  • Savannah River
  • Seneca River
  • Stevens Creek
  • Stono River
  • Story River
  • Thompson River
  • Toxaway River
  • Tugaloo River
  • Tyger River (incl. North, Middle, and South)
  • Waccamaw River
  • Wando River
  • Wateree River
  • Whitewater River
  • Wright River

See also

  • List of rivers in the United States
  • List of lakes in South Carolina

References

Media files used on this page

Savannahrivermap.png
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This is a map of the Savannah river watershed. I, Karl Musser, created it based on USGS data.
Santeerivermap.png
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This is a map of the Santee River watershed. I, Karl Musser, created it based on USGS data.
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This is a map of the Charleston Harbor watershed, including the Ashley, Cooper, Wando and Stono rivers. I, Karl Musser, created it based on USGS and Census Bureau data.
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This is a map of the Pee Dee River watershed. I, Karl Musser, created it based on USGS data.
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This is a map of the Edisto river watershed. I, Karl Musser, created it based on USGS data.