One Vision - Many Dreams ! 

In 1629, King Charles I of England "erected into a province" all the land from the Albemarle Sound in the north to the St. John's River in the south, which he directed should be named Carolana.

The word Carolana is from the word Carolus, the Latin form of Charles, and the name he personally selected for his new colony, even though it was the French who gave it this name - Jean Ribaut named the area he settled at Charlesfort in 1562 - Carolana - after his own King Charles IX of France. 

Carolina is be the name King Charles II used in 1663 to finally implement his father's vision of 1629. 


   

 
   
   

Click on map above to find information on the total colony of Carolina prior to "The Split" in 1729 
   

 
     

 

Click on the map above to find information about North Carolina after "The Split" in 1729 
     

Click on the map above to find information about South Carolina after "The Split" in 1729 

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