Welcome to Clarendon County, the hidden gem of the Palmetto State. Home to Lake Marion, the largest lake in South Carolina, we are an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination. Fishing, boating, hunting and golf are just a few favorite pastimes found in our county. We are centrally located, just a quick drive to Columbia, the state capital, historic Charleston and pristine beaches from the Lowcountry to the Grand Strand. Historic 301 makes its way through our county and we are conveniently located on the I-95 corridor.
Clarendon County consists of four incorporated towns; Manning, Paxville, Summerton, and Turbeville, as well as miles of the beautiful rural countryside. Quaint shops and eateries can be found throughout the town of Manning. The historic county courthouse is located in the heart of town. Circa 1858, the courthouse remains a beautiful focal point of the city and an active workplace for many locals.
Family owned and operated bistros, bakeries and farm fresh produce can be found in the towns of Summerton and Paxville. Several shops and restaurants line the streets of Turbeville. The town hosts numerous sporting events and tournaments at its recreation complex throughout the year.
We are Clarendon County. A place where natural wonders embrace relaxing lifestyles. Where you are in the midst of it all yet only a short drive from mountain tops to sandy shores. A place to retreat from the noise of a busy lifestyle. Look no further… Destination Clarendon.