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Lake Keowee Land
Lake Keowee in Upcountry South Carolina began life in 1970 as a power utility project of Duke Energy which flooded the Keowee River and inundating the one-time Cherokee Village of Keowee Town. It was the Cherokees who named their homeland Keowee as the “place of the mulberries.” read more…
South Carolina is the state with the highest percentage of its population living in mobile homes – 20.3%. When searching for a chunk of undeveloped land to drop a double-wide the Palmetto State is bursting with opportunity.
The Lowcountry is the Atlantic Coastal region known for its rice plantations and the elegant charm of Charleston. Further up the coast the small town of Georgetown embraces these same traditions without the onslaught of visitors. On the north end of the South Carolina Coast is the Grand Strand, home to Myrtle Beach which lures ten million visitors to its white sand beaches with over 100 golf courses, the state’s largest shopping centers, and thousands of acres of undeveloped timberland.
The Upstate in the northwest part of South Carolina includes the last vestiges of the Blue Ridge Mountains as they dissolve into the rolling hills of the Piedmont. The highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Whitewater Falls, tumbles over the cliffs here. Greenville is the largest city of the region, making itself over into a technology center and placing highly on lists of “the fastest growing cities” and “the best cities for young professionals.”
In most states one town gets the capital and another gets the state university. In South Carolina, Columbia, the hub of the central part of the state, gets both. Other areas of interest to land seekers away from the sea and the mountains are the primeval swamps around Congaree National Park and the horse country around the towns of Aiken and Camden.
The thick clay soils of South Carolina’s interior have long defied attempts at cultivation and much of the land is still covered by native forests. This terrain enabled Continental troops to thwart British invaders in several battles during the American Revolution, leading British general Sir Henry Clinton to declare that events in South Carolina were “the first link in a chain of evils that at last ended in the total loss of America.”