Whitmire is located in Newberry County, in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. The community was named after a settler, George Whitmire. Every June Whitmire celebrates Party in the Pines, a three-day festival held on Main Street.
For more information about the region, make sure to check out the Capital City and Lake Murray Country Visitor Center at www.LakeMurrayCountry.com! Encompassing Lexington, Newberry, Richland, and Saluda counties, as well as South Carolina's capital, Columbia, this center can help you with every aspect of planning your visit. Give them a call at 1-866-SC-JEWEL (locally 803-781-5940), or feel free to drop by 2184 North Lake Drive, Columbia SC 29212 if you're in the area!