Area Information

York County, South Carolina is located just south of the border of Charlotte, North Carolina. One of the fastest growing metro areas in the Southeast, our area offers a neighborly atmosphere with access to big-city amenities.

We are easily accessible, just minutes from Interstate 77 which provides a major thoroughfare between Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC. Interstate 85, which intersects with I-77, provides easy access to the Greenville-Spartanburg, SC area, Atlanta, GA, and the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Research Triangle area.

Charlotte / Douglas International Airport, with more than 500 flights daily is only a 30-minute drive away. The Rock Hill / York County Airport offers a fixed base operation and hangars, charter services and aircraft rental.

Moderate climate leads to an abundance of year round recreational, sporting and cultural activities. Tennis and golf never go out of season and there are numerous courts and courses in the area from which to choose. For the water enthusiast, there is Lake Wylie to the north, the Catawba River to the east and the Broad River to the west. Miles of clean South Carolina beaches are only three hours away and the Blue Ridge Mountains and seasonal snow skiing are only two hours away.

For General information on York County:

York County Visitors Bureau

Entertainment abounds with active cultural and arts organizations in our county and neighboring Charlotte:

Carowinds Theme Park and Paladium Amphitheatre
Charlotte Mint Museum
Discovery Place
Historic Brattonsville
Museum of York County

For the sports enthusiasts, below are just a few of the many sports related activities available in the area:

AAA Baseball: Charlotte Knights at Knights Castle
NASCAR Racing at Lowes Motor Speedway
Professional NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
World-Class softball tournaments at Cherry Park