Not your typical coastal county, Georgetown County boasts the best in distinct coastal living and abundant opportunity for corporate, tech and advanced manufacturing growth. Georgetown County is located between Myrtle Beach and Charleston, SC - two of the fastest growing areas in the Southeast.
The county has land to build, industrial parks, and a historically industrial workforce. Rail, gas, and barge access sites are available. Companies who locate in Georgetown County enjoy close proximity to Coastal Carolina University, a four-year state college, Horry-Georgetown Technical College with its new Advanced Manufacturing Center. Additionally, Georgetown County is an ACT Certified Work Ready Community.
A region rich with historical culture that has embraced strategic progress, Georgetown County has a uniquely distinct lifestyle for business and pleasure.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Georgetown County is steeped in history, from well before the founding of the United States to modern times, you’ll never uncover all the historical treasures the county has to offer. Home to the third oldest city in South Carolina and where one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Lynch, Jr., lived, the county is home to many historic sites.
COASTAL RECREATION AND SPORTING
Georgetown, a coastal county, has 5 rivers running through it—the Great Pee Dee; the Sampit; the Waccamaw; the Black; and the North Santee. Each of these bodies of water, along with the Georgetown Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean, offer a plethora of recreational opportunities for fishing, kayaking, sailing, and more.
Georgetown County has no shortage of spectacular golf courses, both public and private. And, with the coastal climate, you can play golf all year long!
If Georgetown County’s miles of beautiful beaches aren’t enough, discover where art and nature converge. Brookgreen Gardens is one of only a few places in the U.S. to have earned accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums and the American Zoological Association. Its 9,100 acres, built on four former rice plantations, feature sculpture gardens, walking trails, the Lowcountry Zoo, and many seasonal events.