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Bordered by the Broad River to the west, the Catawba River to the east, and Henry’s Knob Mountain to the north, York County, SC is flourishing with natural splendor. With larger cities like Rock Hill sitting alongside miles of untarnished countryside, York County, SC land and farms really have the best of both worlds. The county’s proximity to nearby Charlotte, NC has drawn employers like corporate headquarters, financial service firms, healthcare institutions, and major manufacturers. Agriculture still maintains a foothold in the local economy, however, with cotton, chicken, cattle, and turkey farms earning over $100 million in annual revenue. The York County Cooperative Extension aids local agricultural producers in keeping up to date on agricultural technology, food safety, and agribusiness developments. Available land and farms in York County, SC include estates of all sizes and price ranges, farmland, ranchland, timberland, river and lakefront land, commercial land, and industrial space.
York County, SC land and farms are served by York County Districts 1 (York), 2 (Clover), 3 (Rock Hill), and 4 (Fort Mill), which run 70 award-winning K-12 schools between them. Higher education also thrives in York County, which houses York Technical College, Clinton College, and Winthrop University. Local collegiate sports lovers never miss Division 1 NCAA games at one of Winthrop University’s five sporting complexes. Lucky fans might even get to see the Winthrop Eagles bring home a Big South Conference Championship win—they’ve won more men’s basketball championships than any other team in the conference and have also netted championship wins in baseball, softball, cross country, men’s soccer, and women’s tennis, lacrosse, and volleyball. Residents seeking to get outside to play, can hike the trails at Kings Mountain National Military Park, go paddling down the Broad River Blueway, or spend a day fishing for largemouth bass on Lake Wylie.