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    Imagine a place with a cost of living far below the national average with available skilled, semi-skilled and trainable non-union workers, a favorable geographic location just southeast of Charlotte USA with easy access to five interstates, CSX rail service and the Port of Charleston.

    It’s a place with business-friendly government whose taxation ranks near the lowest in South Carolina; a place that offers competitive incentive packages customized to meet the needs of businesses; a place that is building tomorrow’s workforce with creative programs at both the secondary and post-secondary levels; a place with guaranteed labor availability through the REWARDS program and ReadySC.

    It’s a place with SC Certified Sites and Industrial Parks with all utilities including rail and access to vast quantities of extremely pure water, waste-water, reliable competitively priced electricity, natural gas & superior telecommunication access including Sonet.

    Imagine a place with small town lifestyle and big city connections; a place you can still wash a car, water a lawn AND run a business without concern for water restrictions or the environment, regardless of rainfall conditions; a place that’s two hours to beaches AND mountains with year round golf and a temperate four-season climate.

    There is really no need to imagine – Welcome to Chesterfield County, South Carolina!

    Climate

    Chesterfield County, South Carolina is ideally located for excellent year round weather. Catching the last edge of the gulf-stream, the temperatures are sub-tropical. Well south of the freeze line, the weather is pleasant all year. With mild winters, beautiful spring and fall and a summer warmth perfect to enjoy long lazy days, you will truly enjoy the variety of weather without the extreme weather seen in the north. There is great excitement on the rare occasions that we have snow.

     

    Average Lows Highs Average Temperature Mean Temperature Average Humidity
    Winter: 34F 58F
    Spring: 63F 76F
    Summer: 80F 91F
    Fall: 64F 76F
    Annual: 60.0F
    January: 40.5F
    July: 78.5F
    High: 70.5F
    Low: 49.4F
    1 a.m. – 76.0F
    1 p.m. – 54.0F7 p.m. – 83.0F
    7 a.m. – 61.0F

     

    Average Lows Highs
    Mean Yearly Precipitation: 43.2 in.Heating Degree Days: 3,342Cooling Degree Days: 1,546Earliest Freeze Day: 10/22Last Freeze Day: 04/06

     

    Housing

    Residential growth in Chesterfield County remains steady as more and more people decide to take advantage of rural living. Our towns offer residential housing ranging from older, well-established neighborhoods with tree-lined streets and welcoming front porches to new housing developments and country club settings. Lake-side living is available in the Lake Robinson area (2,250 acre lake) near McBee and don’t forget the larger tracts throughout the county for family farm living.

    Chesterfield County, South Carolina is the kind of place to move in and settle down, get to know your neighbors and live life with all the modern conveniences the world has to offer.. It isn’t just the good old days, when people had the chance to get to know each other and take pride in their community. In Chesterfield County, South Carolina, it’s today.

    Real Estate in Chesterfield County

    Cheraw

    Ingram Insurance & Real Estate
    200 Chesterfield Highway
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843-537-9386
    Fax: 843-537-1239

    Lewis Realty
    125 Chesterfield Highway
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843-921-2002
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    Michael & Associates Inc.
    165 Market Street
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843-537-3149
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    Tillman Real Estate
    228 Market Street
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843-537-7241

    Lee Real Estate
    201 Front Street
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843 537-5227
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    Chesterfield

    Chesterfield Realty Company
    321 East Main Street
    Chesterfield, SC 29709
    Phone: 843-623-6411
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    Jacobs Realty Company
    Chesterfield, SC 29709
    Phone: 843-623-7167

    Pageland

    A&E Real Estate
    1300 Highway 151 Bypass South
    Pageland, SC 29728
    Phone:843-672-6413
    Fax: 843-672-2348
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    Brothers Housing and Real Estate Inc.
    1406 Highway 151 Bypass South
    Pageland, SC 29728
    Phone: 843-675-7555
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    Healthcare

    Chesterfield County is a place for healthy living. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by striving for excellence in healthcare, which is delivered with compassion and respect for the individual. Located in Cheraw, Chesterfield General Hospital, a fully accredited, 59 bed community hospital, provides a full range of both primary and specialty care services. These include: a 24 hour physician staffed emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery, ICU, Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit,  obstetrical/nursery services, and 7 skilled nursing beds. Nineteen physicians provide family and specialized care.

    Comprehensive community medical clinics are located throughout the county, including Care South Carolina (Chesterfield), Americare Medical Center (Pageland) and Sandhills Medical Foundation (McBee/Jefferson). Optometric practices, dentists, chiropractic care or are also available. Within a 30- mile radius of Chesterfield there are 336 practicing physicians, 101 dentists and 16 hospitals. All towns in Chesterfield County are within a 20 minute drive of excellent hospital care.

    First Health of the Carolinas Services provides 24 hour Paramedic level emergency services throughout the county. Hospice of Chesterfield County and Agape provide compassionate end of life care.

    Recreation

    Chesterfield County through its municipalities offers full time, comprehensive recreation programs in most localities. Park areas include playgrounds, softball & baseball fields, tennis courts, indoor/outdoor basketball courts and numerous walking trails. Lake Robinson, near McBee is a 2,250-acre lake with boating, skiing, fishing and other recreational outings. The Town of Chesterfield has a Family YMCA offering additional recreational offerings to all county citizens.

    Available through Chesterfield General Hospital, the Senior Circle is committed to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and over with activities and events, exercise and wellness classes. From infants to seniors, Chesterfield County recreation departments offer something for everyone.

    The Sandhills State Forest and the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge provide opportunities for camping, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, hunting, wildlife observation and a nine mile paved driving tour route.

    Being situated near the geographic center of both Carolinas, many recreational opportunities abound within short driving distances. The beautiful mountains of North Carolina and the wide beaches of South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach are both easily accessible. Numerous recreational offerings are available in the Charlotte area – the NFL’s Panthers, NBA’s Bobcats, Paramount’s Carowinds theme park, the Charlotte Arena, Lowe’s Motor Speedway (NASCAR) and the Mint Museum. And NASCAR fans, there is also Darlington, the Track too tough to tame!

    Chambers

    Chesterfield County, a very large and diverse county, is home to three Chambers of Commerce: the Greater Cheraw Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce and the Pageland Chamber of Commerce. The three chambers are volunteer member organizations for businesses and professional people dedicated to promoting the civic and economic vitality of their communities. Cheraw has full time staff; Chesterfield and Pageland have part time staff.

    Greater Cheraw Chamber of Commerce

    Cheraw, SC 29520
    Phone: 843-537-7681
    Fax: 843-537-5886
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    Team Chesterfield

    Chesterfield, SC 29709
    Phone: 843-623-2343
    Fax: 843-623-2424
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    Pageland Chamber of Commerce

    Pageland, SC 29728
    Phone:843-672-6400
    Fax: 843-672-6401
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    Tourism

    Historic Districts
    Chesterfield County offers great diversity in tourism opportunities. Spend a day in Historic Cheraw and Chesterfield. Enjoy the charm and excitement of small southern towns that blend the beautiful legacy of another era with the best of the present. Or take a short ride down to McBee and enjoy the McLeod Farms Market and Museum.

    Cheraw South Carolina
    Town of Chesterfield
    Chesterfield District Chapter
    McLeod Farms

    Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

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    Carolina Sandhill National Wildlife Refuge is located in Chesterfield County. Created in 1939, its original purpose was to provide habitat for migratory birds, to demonstrate sound management practices that enhance natural resource conservation, and to provide wildlife-oriented recreation opportunities. When Carolina Sandhills Refuge was purchased by the federal government under the provisions of the Resettlement Act, the land was badly eroded and very little wildlife was to be found. Efforts began immediately to restore this damaged, barren land to a healthy, rich habitat for the plants and animals that once lived here.

    Over time, the responsibilities have been added for restoration and enhancement of longleaf pine habitat for the benefit of the red-cockaded woodpecker, named as an endangered species in 1970. The Refuge operates under mandates to provide environmental education and interpretation of its work. Habitat improvement and restoration of native plant communities, monitoring the populations of the RCW and other species, and assessing the impacts of management actions on the wildlife and habitats are critical elements in the Refuge’s operations.

    Carolina Sandhills State Forest

    Today, the Carolina Sandhills State Forest is comprised of 47,850 acres, including fee ownership of 45,348 acres, and nine conservation easements totaling 2,502 acres. The majority of the Refuge lies in Chesterfield County, South Carolina; there is one fee title tract totaling 210 acres in Marlboro County. Numerous small creeks and tributaries, along with thirty man-made lakes and ponds and 1,200 acres of fields, support a diversity of habitats for wildlife. Sugar Loaf Mountain, a traditional gathering place for over a century, is maintained on Sand Hills state Forest as a family recreational area.

    Known locally as “The Mountain”, Sugar Loaf is an unusual geological phenomenon towering a hundred feet above the surrounding terrain. Composed of sand, it was at one time capped with ferrous sandstone, much of which has now weathered away. Vegetation on the mountain is also quite unusual for this area. It includes mountain laurel and the diminutive pixie moss.

    Quiet, shady seclusion, rustic stone and timber picnic shelters, a fishing lake and nature trail combine with this unique geological formation to make Sugar Loaf one of the most popular recreation areas in the sand hills region.

    Opportunities abound for other forms of recreation such as bird watching, nature study, primitive camping, and horseback riding. You will need a permit for trail activity on Sand Hills State Forest for Horseback Riding. Permits are not required for hikers using the trails.

    Sandhill State Forest
    Sand Hills State Forest Trail Guide
    Trail Map Chesterfield County

    H. Cooper Black Jr.

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    The H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area is the setting for national-level field trial and retriever competitions. Covering 7,000 rolling acres of longleaf pine forest and fields, the park’s facilities include stables, kennels, corrals, arenas, waterfowl ponds, campgrounds and a kitchen/meeting hall. There also are more than 20 miles of equestrian trails and sand roads for riders in the park, some that lead into Sand Hills State Forest.

    H. Cooper Black is also adjacent to Cheraw State Park, which offers a championship golf course, cabins, camping, boating, fishing and more.

    Cheraw State Park

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    Natural beauty just comes together at Cheraw State Park. The park in South Carolinas northeast corner boasts Lake Juniper, a 300-acre impoundment built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression along with the parks original cabins and picnic facilities. A boardwalk along the lake helps visitors enjoy the scenic setting, and kayakers particularly enjoy silently scooting into the cypress wetlands at the lake’s edge.

    The Hudsonia Flats Heritage Trust Site protects populations of rare plants including golden heather, pixie moss as well as other species at the 7,361 acre park.

    Golf

    Chesterfield County is home to six golf courses including the famous 18-hole Cheraw State Park. This championship course winds its way through the long-leaf pinelands of the traditional state park, a course that’s earned notice from the Aubudon Society for the way it’s managed to preserve and protect the habitat. Contact information for all Chesterfield County golf courses: Cheraw State Park, Cheraw, SC

    Cheraw State Park
    Cheraw Country Club
    Green River County Club, Chesterfield, SC
    Sandy Point Golf Club, McBee, SC
    White Plains Country Club, Pageland, SC
    Bermuda Run, Jefferson, SC

    Olde English Tourism District

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    Get off the Interstate and travel the back roads to discover the spirit and charm of the true South in South Carolina’s Olde English District. The name refers to the region’s early settlement by the English in the mid-1700′s. Revolutionary War and Civil War battle sites, period homes and historic monuments abound here.

    Bisected by I-77, the Olde English District is located between Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina. Wherever your final destination, you can discover the treasures of the Olde English District on your way. The district is dotted with picturesque areas like Winnsboro SC, which features the longest continuously running town clock in the United States, Old St. David’s Church in Cheraw SC, and the spider lilies at Landsford Canal State Park.

    Explore our waterways and woodlands; visit our campgrounds and state parks, steeped in history. Spend a day or two at one of our fabulous antebellum country inns and B&B’s, or golf some of the most beautiful courses in the Southeast. So come on, get off the Interstate and enter the wonderful world of the Olde English District, where you will find deep rooted traditions and lots of smiling faces.

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