Idyllic Small-Town Living: Welcome to Summerville

Experience the pinnacle of Southern charm and grace in the beautiful South Carolina community of Summerville. Known for its decadent sweet tea, and its beyond-friendly population of friends and neighbors, Summerville is sure to win your heart with its laid-back charm and all-American personality. Connect with neighbors over block parties and backyard barbecues, enjoy the scenic views while sipping lemonade from your front porch, and take pride in the fact that you're an integral part of a closely-knit community that's rich in history, beauty, and friends.

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Summerville at a Glance


Population: 49,323
County: Dorchester

Getting Around

Public Transit: Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA)
Major Airport: Charleston International Airport 
Major Roads: Dorchester Rd, Ladson Rd, Main St. and Bacons Bridge

Our Top Picks of Summerville

There's so much to love about life in Summerville! Take a look at some of our favorite ways to have fun, get active, or get social in this happening little city. Here's what we really love about living in Summerville.

Farmers market.

Things to Do

Head on over to Main Street in Downtown Summerville for a fun-filled day of people-watching, shopping, and dining. You have to check out the Summerville Farmer's Market, one of the area's most beloved open markets. Sample gourmet produce from local farmers, purchase top-quality cuts of meat from the local butcher, or treat yourself to artisanal goodies at this Summerville staple.

Two bags of golf clubs.

Outdoor Recreation

Grab your clubs and get ready for a day out on the greenway! Summerville is home to two excellent country clubs, the Club at Pine Forest and the Summerville Country Club. The Wescott Golf Club is also the area’s largest and most diverse daily-fee golf facility. In addition, this dynamic area is full of small nature areas and public parks. Take in beautiful flowers and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere at the 12-acre Azalea Park and Sculpture Gardens, a fabulous South Carolina staple. It's also just a quick 40-minute drive to Downtown Charleston, which promises exciting afternoons of boating, sailing, swimming, surfing, and more. Enjoy a variety of activities at the Herbert H. Jessen Public Boat Landing, including boating, picnicking, fishing, and walking along paths and boardwalks. 

Shopping clothes.

Local Amenities

If you're a fan of antique shopping, prepare to be blown away by the wide variety of antique and vintage stores in Summerville. This community is in touch with it's rich history, which is why there are so many historic sites, antique shops, cultural amenities, and more. Be sure to stop by the Colonial Dorchester State Historic Park to get a feel for the history of Summerville, as well as the Antique Gallery for a chance to find hidden treasures! Experience the local arts in the area at Flowertown Players , located in downtown Summerville.

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