Welcome to Edgefield, SC

Thousands of settlers flowed through this region like a river. It was part of the Great Wagon Road from the North and the Federal Road that carried travelers into the West. The diverse backgrounds of these individuals led to clashes and conflicts that played out over the landscape of the old South. Today, the character of Edgefield is captured for visitors in its downtown shopping district, countless historic sites, local eateries, and a thriving artisan community. Come explore Edgefield, the Gateway of Southern History!

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On 6 March 2017, the Edgefield Town Council adopted Resolution No 2017-02, which states that "WHEREAS, the Town of Edgefield desires that all citizens be afforded the opportunity to attain a decent, safe, and sound living environment; and WHEREAS, the Town of Edgefield rejects discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability, and/or familial status in the sale, rental or provision of the other housing service; and WHEREAS, the State of South Carolina enacted the South Carolina Fair Housing Law on 1989; and WHEREAS, April is recognized nationally as Fair Housing Month; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLOVED that the Town of Edgefield does hereby designate April 2017 as Fair Housing Month."

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Edgefield County Historical Society Presents "An American Salute to Country Legends" (George Strait, Alabama, Garth Brooks, George Jones, Alan Jackson, Conway Twitty and Many More). The event will be held on Saturday, April 22, at 7:00 p. m., at the Discovery Center, 405 Main Street, Edgefield, SC.  Tickets are $12.00.  For more information, please call 803-637-2233.

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