Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Columbia SC do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Columbia SC, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Columbia, SC
Information for Travelers
South Carolina's capital since 1786, Columbia was physically and culturally transformed by the Civil War.
It is home to the South Carolina State House, a Greek Renaissance building set in monument-filled gardens.
The city of Columbia is rich in history and culture and attracts tourists with heritage-rich neighborhoods, beautiful parks, world-class museums and many fun outdoor adventures.
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is a huge park with animal enclosures and botanical gardens.
More than 2,000 creatures live in this 170-acre zoo and garden.
Particularly suited for family outings, Riverbanks has twice won the Governor's Cup award for South Carolina's Most Notable Tourist Attraction.
A tourist favorite in the Southeast, Columbia is known for its compact, easy-to-navigate streets as well as its southern charm, cuisine and hospitality.
Today, the city is the vibrant home of the University of South Carolina; enjoys a diverse economic landscape fueled by high-tech, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries.
A diverse collection of centuries is on display at the Columbia Museum of Art.
Dating back to 1823, Robert Mills House is a mansion and museum surrounded by ornate gardens.
Read about Columbia in Wikipedia