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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Edgefield News Reel

The Town of Edgefield will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC  29824 (Bacon Street Entrance) to solicit citizens comments in regard to a rezoning classification for Edgefield County Hospital, Edgefield County Tax Map No: 137-06-01-019, located at 409 Simkins Street, from R-1(Low Density Residential District) to B-2 (General Business District). Written or oral comments may be presented to Town Council in regard to this proposed change. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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The Devil In Petticoats-the Story of Becky Cotton will be held at the William Bouknight Theatre (The Discovery Center) in downtown Edgefield.  This will be the perfect kickoff for the Halloween Season!  Show Dates are September 28th and 29th and October 4th and 6th at 7:30 pm and September 30th and October 7th at 3:00 pm. Please call 803-637-2233 for tickets.  This is the chilling and fascinating tale of one of Edgefield’s most notorious legends.

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