Explore SC 96 District-An Out Of the Ordinary Experience!

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 relive a time in history that changed our culture and country.

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100,000+ Acres of Water

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262.5 Miles of Trails

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12 Historic Museums

Art, B&Bs, Breweries,

Historic Sites & Small Town Charm,

And Lots of Water!

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History Tours In The Old 96 District

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Campsite #13 at Hickory Knob State Resort Park

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The Old 96 District region has 5 Counties to Explore!

Abbeville  |  Edgefield  |  Greenwood  |  Laurens  |  McCormick

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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.

South Carolina is home to breathtaking natural attractions, and in the mountainous upstate, we’ve got plenty in the way of outdoor adventure. As springs comes in and we anticipate the summer season, it’s the perfect time to get outside and......

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......

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......

The Abbeville Farmer’s Market is located at 112 North Main Street Parking lot in Historic Downtown Abbeville, SC. Fresh Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Canned Vegetables, Meat Pies, Wine, Arts and Crafts and much more....

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