Find Out Why Georgetown, South Carolina, Has Been Named ‘America’s Best Coastal Small Town’
At the center of South Carolina’s laidback and beautiful Hammock Coast is Georgetown, the state’s third-oldest seaport. In 2018, USA Today named Georgetown “America’s Best Coastal Small Town,” saying it’s “what Charleston used to be – 200-year-old homes (more than Charleston, in fact), scenic plantations, lots of Southern charm and none of the crowds.”
In its historic district, Georgetown boasts 65 properties on the National Register of Historic Places, and, beyond that, there are nearly 200 more of historic significance. All are within an easy stroll of the Harborwalk, where visitors discover delightful shops and award-winning restaurants.
Located on Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Black, Great Pee Dee, Waccamaw and Sampit rivers, Georgetown is the second-largest seaport in South Carolina and was once the commercial center of an indigo- and rice-producing area. It gained additional [...]