Welcome to Edgefield County, SC

Edgefield County

Edgefield County was created in 1785 and is known across the country for its stoneware pottery. Dave the Potter was the mastermind behind this beautiful art form, and many of his pieces can be seen in the Smithsonian. Old Edgefield Pottery resident potter Justin Guy continues this art form today. Edgefield, SC is famously known as the birthplace of 10 South Carolina governors and home to the largest peach farm east of the Mississippi River. Did you know? South Carolina actually produces more peaches than Georgia! For outdoor adventures, the Palmetto Shooting Complex, a part of the National Wild Turkey Federation, is one of the best skeet shooting facilities in the Southeast. It is located in Edgefield, SC.

A Mother and Daughter Old 96 District Road Trip (from a 12-year old’s perspective)

Are you thinking of exploring the Old 96 District in South Carolina? I’m here to show you what a good time you can have enjoying their beautiful outdoor spaces, learning at important historical sites, and eating delicious food. When my mom told me just her and I were going on a three-day road trip to…

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2024 Festivals in South Carolina’s Old 96 District

Feeling cooped up and ready to get back into the sunshine? It’s the perfect time to plan your getaway to South Carolina’s Old 96 District! Famous for outdoor adventures, small town charm, and lively, family-friendly festival experiences, you’re sure to have an unforgettable time. Encompassing the five counties of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, and McCormick,…

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5 Charming Small Towns (and 1 Small City) You Must Visit in South Carolina’s Old 96 District

By Jason Barnette South Carolina’s “Freshwater Coast” is sixty-five miles of coastline along the Savannah River – and one of the best hidden gems of the Old 96 District. The tourism district comprises five counties, is filled with small, charming towns connected by two-lane roads. Life is a bit slower as nature and history abound…

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