This Tiny Town In South Carolina Has The Most Fascinating History

As far as tiny towns in South Carolina go, there are certainly places much smaller than Awendaw, located in northern Charleston County along coastal Highway 17. But not many (probably none) of those smaller towns have a history that rivals this come-as-you-are, unassuming little community.

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Awendaw’s history of being settled by folks fresh from the Salem Witch Trials is a sleeper of a secret no more. Had you heard this interesting history of one of our tiny South Carolina towns before? We’d love to know!

For another unexpected South Carolina tiny town history, keep reading here about the smallest beach town in the state.