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Sumter County sits in the red hills of South Carolina, at the edges of Lake Marion and the Wateree River, giving beautiful natural views to every property in the county. Home to the High Hills of Santee, one of South Carolina’s most famous regions, Sumter County, SC land and farms have long had a reputation for their beautiful surroundings and the richness of their soil. Residents of Sumter County, SC benefit from proximity to the local University of South Carolina Sumter, as well as over a dozen accredited public schools for Sumter County’s youth. Nearby Shaw Air Force Base is a major employer, among other major industries like manufacturing, health care, and educational services. The Santee-Wateree Regional Transit Authority provides transportation for the county seat of Sumter as well as the surrounding county, and major highway routes connect Sumter County to major cities like Columbia, Charleston, Atlanta, and Charlotte.
Properties available in Sumter County, SC include estates of all sizes and price ranges, historic properties, riverfront land, farmland, and acreages. Land and farms in Sumter County, SC provide access to a myriad of recreational activities, whether it be outdoor recreation, sports, or cultural enrichment. County seat Sumter’s Riley Park has established the area as a baseball county, with local team the P-15s frequently making it to the American Legion World Series. The county’s proximity to Lake Marion and the Wateree River offer opportunities for boating, swimming, and fishing for catfish, largemouth bass, and white perch. Visitors to Sumter County, SC land and farms also come to see almost thirty landmarks registered on the National Register of Historic Places, including the historic districts that give local municipalities like Sumter, Wedgefield, and Mayesville an unmatchable local character.