Anderson County and Lake Hartwell
Located directly off of Interstate 85, Anderson County lies in northwestern South Carolina, only 2 hours drive from Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. Anderson’s community is home to many businesses and cultural venues, yet keeps a small town feel which attracts many families who want to stay. Whatever it is, you can find what you’re looking for in Anderson. Access to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Lake Hartwell allow for a great outdoor experience, while Anderson’s city center is filled with shoppes, restaurants and growing cultural scene. A mild climate, high quality of life and a cheap cost of living are just a few of the reasons that over 170,000 people call Anderson County home.
One of Anderson’s main features is Lake Hartwell—one of the Southeast’s largest man made lakes. With over 1,000 miles of shore line, Lake Hartwell is a perfect place for those who love swimming, boating, water skiing, and fishing. Over 300 miles of this lake border Anderson County which makes it a prime residential location for those who would like a water front home with access to a growing city. Lake Hartwell is also home to many parks, camping sites and nature trails, making it a haven for the outdoors lover.
Greenville, SC is a exceptional city with something for everyone. With both an upbeat inner city and an amazingly peacful mountainscape, Greenville is continually ranked in national surveys as one the best places to live in the United States. It’s city center is filled with parks, shopping, fine dining, and lots of entertainment. It is also known, however, for it’s great access to some of the most exicting outdoor experiences as well.
Because of its variety of activities, Greenville has drawn a very diverse group of people. The people are known for being friendly and interested in a plethora of subjects. Greenville is also known for its mild weather, beauty and quality of life.
Greenville also offers a number of parks, hiking trails, beautiful mountain views and various other activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Chimney Rock Park is an exceptional park which has lots of hiking trails which view Lake Lure, the Blue Ridge foothills and Hickory Nut Gorge. They also have a number of special events including guided hikes and climbs for groups.
And that’s not all. Greenville is home to the Greenville Zoo, The Liberty Bridge and Falls Park, the Peace Center for the Performing Arts and a host of other activities. All of this and more make Greenville one of the greatest places on earth to live.