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The Old 96 District of South Carolina

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.

From the Old 96 District Blog

Warm Up This Winter

By Lisa Sokolowski, founder/blogger, DrugstoreDivas.net   Winter means colder temperatures. Yes, the Old 96 District is in the south … but not south enough to avoid all the frigid temperatures that Old Man Winter brings. And so, there’s a tendency to make like a bear and hibernate during the winter. Which would be a shame,…

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From Boutiques to Bargains: Shopping in the Old 96 District

By Hayley Hutson Nestled within South Carolina’s picturesque Old 96 District lies a treasure trove of unique storefronts for locals and visitors alike to explore. Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, and McCormick counties offer an abundance of charming locally-owned shops, each a haven for those seeking the perfect gift or a touch of indulgence to bring…

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