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Old 96 District

Old 96 District

Discover the Old 96 District

Rural beauty, Old South mystique, historical significance, abundant natural resources, pristine waterways – that’s the Old 96 District! Discover a culture that played a significant part in shaping our country's future and character. The Old 96 District is comprised of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick Counties and is located in the western section of South Carolina. Several thousand miles of beautiful and pristine shoreline can be found along South Carolina's Freshwater Coast.

Get away to a place you truly can!

Arts and Culture

Local talent highlight performances throughout the year at several local theater venues. Galleries and art councils offer the traveler an array of interesting choices to satisfy your art craving.

Antiques and Collectibles

Look for that elusive piece of silver, china, glass and more in our Old 96 District antique and collectible shops.

Family Fun

Feed the goats and the fish, have a picnic and ride the train around a working farm! Visit state and national parks that provide Revolutionary War history. Enjoy outdoor adventures with the family.

History and Heritage

Historical homes, museums, festivals, art galleries, antiques and more make visiting the Old 96 District an exciting experience!


Museums with restored railroad cars provide a glimpse into the bygone era of the railroad. Potters still produce a form of art. A museum devoted entirely to the five species of North American turkeys offers a fun, interactive environment.

Outdoor Adventure and Trails and Rails

Explore our many hiking, biking, paddling and walking trails. Test your skills on our golf courses. View rare plant species or visit our campgrounds and six state parks. Old 96 is a must-stop!