Here Are The 9 Oldest Towns In South Carolina…And They’re Loaded With History

There’s no doubt about the allure history has to most South Carolinians and visitors to our state.

The modern day history of South Carolina dates all the way back to the first European settlers to arrive here in the 1600s. There are few resources available that have documented a timelime for settlements in what would become South Carolina. But we’ve pieced together this list of existing villages, towns (and what would become cities) that were established beginning under the proprieter’s rule and forward. They’re steeped in rich history. Take a look.

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If you’re a history buff you must love living in the Palmetto State. So many of the towns and cities here in South Carolina are old and jam-packed with historical buildings and events.

Have you visited each of these oldest towns in South Carolina yet?