The One South Carolina Town That’s So Perfectly Southern
What makes a town a “southern town?” According to the all-knowing beast called the “Internet,” being “southern” means you belong to a subculture in the United States. Check…I’d agree with that. In addition, being southern means you have a unique history belonging only to the region in the United States referred to as “The South.” Check. No arguments here, except the Internet is guilty of overgeneralizing.
According to Wikipedia, being “southern” means you may be more socially conservative than the rest of the country. Wait just a minute. Let’s keep politics out of this article, if we can.
So where is that one spot in South Carolina that’s so “perfectly southern?” It’s Aiken.
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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