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Explore Old 96 District’s Unexpected Wonders

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!

Abbeville  |  Edgefield  |  Greenwood  |  Laurens  |  McCormick

From the Old 96 District Blog

Featured Things to Do and See

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.

If history and heritage are your thing, it’s time to plan a tour of South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast. Our area boasts miles and miles of shoreline, state parks, and opportunities for adventure, and underlying it all are hidden gems of......

Just because the doors are closed doesn’t mean the business is! We all want to support each other through difficult times, and choosing small local businesses is a great way to do that. Showing our love through online store fronts keeps the......

Looking for a Gem? Find one of the finest “gems” in South Carolina-the Inn on the Square in Greenwood, SC. The Inn is a distinctive boutique hotel located in Uptown Greenwood, South Carolina. The Inn has a rich history spanning......

South Carolina’s Old 96 District boasts eight beautiful bed & breakfasts in the region. Each one is unique and offers a variety of choices for their guests. Since we are in the South, most homes offer a veranda or porch......

Visit the town built over a gold mine! McCormick, SC is named for Cyrus McCormick who bought the property to build the town but never set foot in it! McCormick County is built over gold mines developed by Billy Dorn. Although the......

The Native American and Western art collection of Dr. Samuel R. Poliakoff was assembled in the 1980s during his extensive travel throughout the American Southwest. It is now displayed in the Abbeville County Library. Dr. Poliakoff desired his significant collection......

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