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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The Peach Tree 23 Yard Sale, located on “The Ridge” in rural South Carolina, is a one-of-a-kind “stop and go experience” that you don't want to miss!! You’ll meet some great folks as you wind your way along a beautiful stretch of rural South Carolina dotted with charming small towns, beautiful old Southern homes, and historic places.  It expands 44 miles along SC Highway 23 - Batesburg-Leesville to Modoc and runs through seven towns. You will find everything from clothing, jewelry, furniture, household items, and much, much more.  Peachtree 23 Yard Sale is in its 12th year and runs annually on the first Friday & Saturday in June (June 2nd & 3rd, 2017).  For more information, visit the website, contact each individual town (Batesburg-Leesville, Monetta, Ridge Spring, Ward, Johnston, Edgefield and Modoc) for information in their area, or contact Donna Livingston at 803-275-0010 or

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