The History Behind Charleston's Street Names

Posted By Gracen Tilton @ Feb 26th 2020 1:57pm In: Charleston SC Real Estate

We’re gonna rock down to (Rutledge) Avenue…

Ever wondered where some of Charleston’s street names originate? Sure, some are a little obvious. It doesn’t take a historian to deduce that King Street is named after a king. Others, though, aren’t so straightforward.

To make sure your knowledge of these Lowcountry street names isn’t as jumbled as your GPS’s pronunciation of them, we’ve put together a quick guide to what’s went into naming some of Charleston's most well known streets.

Gracen Tilton | Marshall Walker Real Estate | 582 Rutledge Avenue | | 803-549-6318

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