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The South Carolina Hall of Fame is located in the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 21st Avenue North and Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It was designated as the "Official" South Carolina Hall of Fame, and signed into law by Governor Jim Hodges on September 21, 2001.

The purpose of the South Carolina Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor both contemporary and past citizens who have made outstanding contributions to South Carolina's heritage and progress.

Inductees (in alphabetical groupings; e.g., A-G)

South Carolina Hall Of Fame Women Inductees