Located along Interstate 95 on the state line, sits Dillon County: home to South Carolina’s newest inland port.
Inland Port Dillon is just a mile from the interstate and near the junction of the CSX mainline running North/South and West-bound with direct access to the deep water Port of Charleston. The inland port facility enhances Dillon County’s excellent logistical position along I-95 by giving it the same cargo handling capabilities as a seaport. In addition, the county was recently certified as an ACT Work Ready Community.
Residents have access to local colleges and universities, such as Northeast Technical College, and one of the nation's top workforce development programs, ReadySC. All this in a county where the cost of living is 16% lower than the national average.
QUALITY OF LIFE
PARKS AND RECREATION
In Dillon County, sports excellence is a way of life. That sporting excellence can be traced to the variety of outdoor recreation and civic involvement opportunities. Dillon County offers 9 parks and playgrounds, 20 ball fields and 20 tennis courts located throughout the county.
PROXIMITY TO MYRTLE BEACH
If you like the quiet charm of a small town, but feel the need to escape to the beach every now and again, Dillon County has the best of both worlds. From Dillon, you can be relaxing on the sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach within an hour, seeing why it is the top tourist destination in South Carolina.
CULTURAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Dillon County has a variety of festivals and cultural events throughout the year. From the Dillon House Museum, artist series, Spring Fest, Celebrate Main Street and Christmas on the Blvd, residents have many opportunities to celebrate and experience the arts. And let’s not forget the Ellis Performing Arts Center in Latta, a beautiful location that hosts community and touring theatrical events.
HOME TO PEDRO
Chances are if you’ve driven along I-95, then you’ve probably seen South of the Border. Yes, Dillon County is home to the famed “tourist trap.” If you haven’t stopped there, you’ve at least seen the unique advertising all along I-95.