The Old 96 District

About the Area

Welcome to the Old 96 District

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.

Counties of the Old 96 District

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.

Listings Contained on This Website

Listings are deemed as accurate as possible by the staff of Old 96 District.

Please submit listing updates and new listing submissions, and event and blog requests, to Old 96  District staff at info@sctravelold96.com . 

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Explore Our Counties

Founded in 1785 as the Abbeville District, the county today is comprised of six towns and communities, the largest of which is the historic town of Abbeville.

Founded in 1785, Edgefield County has played a large role in South Carolina’s history. The county is best known for having produced ten governors and five lieutenant governors.

Located in the center of the Old 96 District, Greenwood County has an abundance of history, culture, and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Laurens County began as a major intersection of travel in colonial America.

At the doorway to the fabulous J. Strom Thurmond Lake, McCormick County offers a wonderful blend of old and new.

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