About Columbia, SC

There are many reasons why ContinueCARE Hospital at Palmetto Health Baptist loves serving the city of Columbia, the capital of South Carolina.

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Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina. In addition to some impressive numbers, the University of South Carolina is among select universities to earn the Carnegie top-tier designation in both research activity and community engagement. From preschool through high school, there are top-rated public and private schools in Columbia.

Columbia boasts wide avenues, historical sites, museums, galleries, and lively music venues. Natural amenities available in Columbia and Richland County include a national park, lake, canal, city parks and three rivers. Residents enjoy beautiful residential areas, and a rich culture. Learn what Columbia offers. We also invite you to peruse Columbia Metropolitan, South Carolina’s premier magazine.

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce has been a trusted resource for local, regional and national businesses and their employees since 1902. Businesses flourish here.

Living in Columbia offers residents both an urban suburban feel. Start here or read this Columbia, SC home buying guide.