Ohio Residents love relocating to the South

Wed, June 12, 2024  |  6:05 PM

Ohio Residents Relocate to South Carolina

Why relocate to South Carolina for retirement? South Carolina has a lot to offer its retirees and other residents from the upstate area to the coast. Just read the articles below to see which town or city might suit your fancy and offer the things you are looking for in a retirement destination.

Visitors to South Carolina return again and again, some because they are drawn for a second or third time to the state's beautiful beaches, vibrant waterways and verdant mountains and others because they have chosen to put down permanent roots in the Palmetto State.

Charleston, South Carolina photo of the Cooper River Bridge
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston is rated the first most popular vacation destination in the United States, and it surely must rank in the top five among places to spend the rest of your life. If it doesn't yet, it eventually. Visit the city once...
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Folly Beach, South Carolina photo
Folly Beach, South Carolina
Folly Beach was not always the laid-back beach town it is today. In the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, carnival rides and big band leaders such as Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey attracted crowds to the island now known as "The Edge of America"...
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Fort Mill, South Carolina photo
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Fort Mill was named for a British fort and a grist mill on nearby Steele Creek. More than a century before the town was established in 1873, the area's first white settlers arrived and decided to stay...
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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Hilton Head Island, located near the border of South Carolina and Georgia, is home to more than 34,000 full-time residents, and another 2.5 million people visit the island each year. At last count, Hilton Head had more than 6,000 luxury villas, 3,000 hotel rooms and 1,000 time share units available for visitors...
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Isle Of Palms, South Carolina photo
Isle Of Palms, South Carolina
The Isle Of Palms has attained the near-perfect combination of preservation and development, creating an ideal beach resort for visitors and full-time residents alike, just a short drive from historic...
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina photo
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
While Mount Pleasant has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade, it also has preserved its heritage and small-town sense of community. Many people choose to live in Mount Pleasant because of the town's proximity to the area's beaches and excellent golf courses...
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina photo
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Because Murrells Inlet is so close to Myrtle Beach, its residents and visitors have almost unlimited recreational options. Since there are 27 golf courses within 10 miles of the village, it's no surprise that the quiet town has become increasingly popular with retirees...
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina photo
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Real development got underway in the 1960s in the newly-formed communities of North Myrtle Beach and Briarcliff Acres and has continued since. Today, Myrtle Beach is the 13th fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States, with just over 20,000 full-time residents...
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Pawleys Island, SC photo
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
According to local lore, among the full-time residents of Pawleys Island is the Gray Man, a mostly friendly apparition whose most important job is warning residents of approaching hurricanes. Legend has it that the homes of those who see the Gray Man survive storms unscathed...
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Summerville, SC photo
Summerville, South Carolina
Located amid thick pine forests 30 miles inland from the South Carolina coast, 18th century Summerville was a vacation spot for Charlestonians seeking relief from the oppressive summer humidity and tormenting swarms of mosquitoes. In the 21st century, a combination of affordable housing...
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