St. Matthews, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,018 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 977  (48.5%)
Females: 1,041  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  51.9 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29135.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,122 (it was $24,969 in 2000)
St. Matthews:

$27,122
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,606 (it was $14,911 in 2000)

St. Matthews town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,921 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
St. Matthews:

$109,921
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $134,399; Detached houses: $159,878; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,971; Mobile homes: $83,722

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in St. Matthews, SC (2010)

    St. Matthews races chart
    • 1,22560.6%Black alone
    • 71235.2%White alone
    • 532.6%Hispanic
    • 180.9%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in St. Matthews detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Matthews: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.6%), Irish (8.0%), United States (6.0%), English (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 287 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,045 people per square mile   (low).

St. Matthews,SC real estate house value index trend

St. Matthews, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in St. Matthews:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Matthews town:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $631 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $469 (0.4%)

St. Matthews satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (27.8 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (106.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (537.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cameron, SC (2.9 miles ), Fort Motte-Lone Star, SC (2.9 miles ), Brookdale, SC (3.3 miles ), Sandy Run-Staley, SC (3.4 miles ), Wilkinson Heights, SC (3.5 miles ), Gadsden, SC (3.5 miles ), Orangeburg, SC (3.5 miles ), Hopkins, SC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $132,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 80.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

St. Matthews household income distribution St. Matthews home values distribution

Crime rates in St. Matthews by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11001301101
per 100,000 46.447.20.00.050.1152.70.052.148.90.050.7
Robberies 34111411132
per 100,000 139.1188.747.248.050.1203.651.852.148.9147.2101.5
Assaults 1316223231263916151510
per 100,000 602.7754.71,038.21,536.21,553.91,323.22,019.7834.2733.5736.0507.4
Burglaries 1616172018181512111517
per 100,000 741.8754.7802.3960.2902.3916.0776.8625.7537.9736.0862.5
Thefts 6641677763816237313651
per 100,000 3,059.81,934.03,161.93,696.63,157.94,122.13,210.81,929.11,515.91,766.42,587.5
Auto thefts 31257551099
per 100,000 139.147.294.4240.0350.9254.5258.952.10.0441.6456.6
Arson N/A0001001001
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.050.10.00.052.10.00.050.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.9) 400.5394.8428.8578.7607.3725.7648.5363.6311.0363.1388.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in St. Matthews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -294 (-12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in St. Matthews: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Matthews, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Matthews-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the St. Matthews town center injured one person.

On 4/15/2007, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people.

Earthquake activity:

St. Matthews-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from St. Matthews center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from St. Matthews center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Matthews topographic map

Birthplace of: Viola Davis - Actress, Alshon Jeffery - Football player, James Blood Ulmer - Blues guitarist, Clarence Felder - Film actor, Willie Holman - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Matthews:

  • FLORENCE GRESSETTE COMM RES (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • WYLIE BRUNSON COMMUNITY RESIDE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT MATTHEWS, SC)
  • NORTH ORANGEBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • HOME CARE OF TRMC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • NANCE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • KINGS ICF/MR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)
  • TRMC OF ORANGEBURG & CALHOUN Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ORANGEBURG, SC)

Airports located in St. Matthews:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Matthews:

  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 9 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 13 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 28 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 28 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 28 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 31 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 32 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Public elementary/middle school in St. Matthews:

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Library in St. Matthews:

  • CALHOUN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $304,383; Location: 205 HARRY C. RAYSOR DRIVE; 24,069 books; 945 audio materials; 1,169 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in St. Matthews: Calhoun County Courthouse (A), Saint Matthews Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: West End Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Inspiration (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.8%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.1% for Black residents, 38.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

St. Matthews, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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St. Matthews compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
South Carolina average:

12.0

St. Matthews travel time to work - commute St. Matthews mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Matthews town (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant2,41115
Mainline Protestant1,85714
Evangelical Protestant1,31811
Other1061
Catholic--
None9,483-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Calhoun County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Calhoun County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.0%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

13.4%

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orangeburg County, SC  2.10% ($25,380 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  1.13% ($32,741)
from Richland County, SC  0.51% ($29,000)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orangeburg County, SC  1.67% ($24,165 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  1.12% ($30,070)
to Richland County, SC  0.61% ($30,355)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Matthews:

  • WQKI (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Matthews:

  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSB-FM (90.3 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WORG (100.3 FM; ELLOREE, SC; Owner: GARRIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WSPX (94.5 FM; BOWMAN, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJI (98.3 FM; SUMMERTON, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC .)

TV broadcast stations around St. Matthews:

  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
St. Matthews fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of St. Matthews fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 8,820Total average daily traffic
  • 605Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,154Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Matthews)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Taber (Lat: 33.686861 Lon: -80.650083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 29.2 m, Call Sign: WQIK215
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Certifier: John Hane
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Airport (Lat: 33.694444 Lon: -80.701222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQIN831
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2018, Certifier: John Hane
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • St. Matthews, 15 Culclasure Lane (Lat: 33.632306 Lon: -80.691944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.6 m, Overall height: 111.2 m, Call Sign: WQAB211
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.393 MHz, 952.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: H. Thomas Arthur Esq
    Registrant: Scana Services, Inc., 5 National Guard Road, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 217-9284, Fax: (803) 217-7675, Email:
  • A0325660, Sikes Pond Road (Lat: 33.762944 Lon: -80.822861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.5 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQEF358
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Mark A Horinko
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NA NEW HOPE, Cartwight Rd (Lat: 33.637472 Lon: -80.879556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQOH976
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • FORT MOTTE, Mccords Ferry Road (Lat: 33.721167 Lon: -80.649667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQPW608
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/31/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W2AFD, Previous Call Sign: WA2AFD, Licensee ID: L00975534
    Grant Date: 08/01/2006, Expiration Date: 08/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2012, Certifier: Howard A Friedman
    Registrant: Howard A Friedman Mr., 118 Oswald Farm Lane, St. Matthews, SC 29135
  • Call Sign: W4AFD, Previous Call Sign: W2AFD, Licensee ID: L00975534
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: Howard A Friedman Mr.
    Registrant: Howard A Friedman, 118 Oswald Farm Lane, St. Matthews, SC 29135

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in St. Matthews, SC

  • Arby's: 1
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