Discover The Old 96 District!

Abbeville  |  Edgefield  |  Greenwood  |  Laurens  |  McCormick

Nestled in the Upper Western section of South Carolina, the Old 96 District is home to amazing outdoor adventures, a haven for history buffs and the location of the most remarkable attractions and places of interest. Come see our miles and miles of hiking, biking and walking trails or paddleboard across one of our pristine freshwater lakes. Step back in time to explore history that changed our culture and country, or embrace the up-and-coming with local shops, restaurants, and other small town delights.



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The Old 96 District region has 5 Counties to Explore!

South Carolina’s Old 96 District, located in the western section of South Carolina, provides outdoor adventures, history and heritage, arts and culture and family fun for travelers! Comprised of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick Counties with 3 of 5 counties bordering Georgia, this region offers you an opportunity to experience rural beauty and Old South mystique.

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Sweet Treats of the Old 96 District

Let’s make one thing very clear: I love food. Food does not always love me back, but there’s little I wouldn’t do for something delicious. Sweets and desserts pose their…

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Smithsonian Exhibit Comes to McCormick, SC

This summer, a new attraction has moved into Old 96 District- the Smithsonian!  In a cooperation between the McCormick County Chamber of Commerce and South Carolina Humanities, the Smithsonian travelling…

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Revolutionary War Hiking Trails

Fall is the perfect time for hiking in South Carolina. And on South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast, the cooler weather is not just great for leaf-peeping: we’ve got trails that are…

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The Old 96 District BBQ Trail

If you’ve been to South Carolina before, you know there’s little we love more than good food. When it comes to tasting Southern culture, barbecue packs in a lot. It…

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6 Ways to Enjoy Our State Parks

Old 96 District is home to 6 of South Carolina’s State Parks. We’re proud of this for a lot of reasons, and each one has its own distinct experience. When…

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