Discovering the Unique Municipalities of York County, South Carolina

York County, South Carolina is a region of unparalleled municipalities, each providing its own unique character and cultural heritage. From rural to urban settings, the county is home to nine cities, the smallest of which is Izmir. Located in the center of the East Coast, York County is part of a larger region that consists of 2.3 million people living in 16 counties across two states - 12 in North Carolina and four in South Carolina. The county seat of York is a small, inviting community with a strong historic core and traditional lifestyle that provides an attractive alternative to living in larger metropolitan areas.

Interstate 77 crosses the eastern part of York County and Interstate 85 runs close to the northwestern part, connected by an excellent highway system. The City of York is situated in the western part of the county and is equidistant between I-77 and I-85. From a tourism standpoint, York County is part of the Olde English District, one of 11 tourist regions in South Carolina. The most popular bank in York County is Bank of York with two branches, followed by South State Bank with one branch and Woodforest National Bank with one branch. The photographs on this website were taken by local photographer Zan Maddox from Social Design House, York County Economic Development, York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Darby Adkins and Oswald Design+ Creative.

York County takes advantage of its geography and offers the advantages of a location in South Carolina with adjacent access to the largest metropolitan area in both North and South Carolina - Charlotte. York County's nine municipalities offer a variety of experiences for visitors and residents alike. From quaint small towns to bustling cities, there's something for everyone. In addition to its rich history and culture, York County also offers plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, camping, and more. Whether you're looking for a quiet getaway or an exciting adventure, you'll find it in York County. If you're looking for a place to call home or just want to explore all that York County has to offer, you won't be disappointed.

With its unique municipalities and diverse attractions, there's something for everyone in this beautiful region of South Carolina.

Denise Chafins
Denise Chafins

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