Quality of Life

GREAT COMMUNITY

GREAT PLACE TO RAISE A FAMILY OR BUILD A CAREER

LAKE LIFE Home to SC’s largest lake with over 700 square miles. And when you’re wanting to explore you can take the 4 hour boat trip to Charleston Harbor.

SOUTHERN CHARM Clarendon people are friendly and welcoming. They enjoy a great sense of community. They love celebrating life and enjoying the beauty of the area.

FAMILY FRIENDLY

STRONG WORK ETHIC

WORLD CLASS FISHING Lake Marion holds the record for the world’s largest channel catfish at almost 60 lbs and the state’s record 16 lb 2 oz Largemouth Bass.

FISHING TOURNAMENTS Home to two major FLW tournaments: the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Tournament, and the Santee Cooper Lake Stren Series Tournament.

GREAT HUNTING Clarendon County is a hunting mecca. Public hunting is allowed within the Santee National Wildlife Refuge and the Francis Marion National Forest.

GOLFING Home to one the states top public courses and has a dozen championship courses nearby, with world’s most prestigious tournament a couple hours away.

WILDLIFE & RECREATION

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

ARTS & CULTURE

HERITAGE, HISTORY , FESTIVALS

STRIPED BASS FESTIVAL Held each spring, this festival features fireworks, dances, a parade, boating events, and many other activities.

PUDDIN SWAMP FESTIVALFeatures three days of carnival rides, delicious food, and lots of live, local entertainment, including the Swamp Stomp Street Dance and a karaoke contest.

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Internationally recognized as America’s premiere performing arts festival lasting 17 days and nights each spring. Drivetime around 80 minutes.

SOUTHEASTERN WILDLIFE EXPO Three day celebration of wildlife and nature through fine art and conservation education and social events. Drivetime around 80 minutes.

CHARLESTON Quick access to Charleston for dining, shopping, and exploring the city and nearby beaches. 70 min. by car – 4 hrs by boat.

BEACHES Within hours of some of the nation’s most popular coastal destinations: Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head Island, Kiawah, Edisto Beach and Isle of Palms.

MOUNTAINS Table Rock Park 3 hrs. 20 min drive

ATTRACTIONS SC Aquarium: 75 min. drive
Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens: 80 min. drive Carowinds: 2 hr. 20 min. drive

FUN OUTINGS

EASY ACCESS TO SO MANY PLACES

Clarendon

Clarendon