A charming town focused on old-fashioned hospitality.

Located 45 minutes from Charleston, life is centered around its natural setting and friendly atmosphere.

Moncks Corner

Beautifully quaint, the town of Moncks Corner embraces the serenity and charm of a classic southern town. Embark on an enchanting afternoon at Cypress Gardens, enjoy nature walks at Mepkin Abbey and gather with family and friends to visit local shops, restaurants and festivals. In this town, history and beauty can be found in every corner.



School District

Berkeley County School District

Major Employers

Google Data Center
Berkeley County School District
Volvo Manufacturing Plant (2018)


The trademark "Capital of Santee Cooper Country," Moncks Corner is home to the best freshwater fishing in the South.

Mepkin Abbey

Moncks Corner's best kept beautiful secret is Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery. Surrounded by gorgeous gardens and filled with moss-covered oaks, Mepkin Abbey is a perfect place to take in the Lowcountry beauty.

Cypress Gardens

The beautiful Cypress Gardens is a Moncks Corner must-see destination. Featured in the films, The Notebook and The Patriot, visitors come to experience the attractions such as the botanical gardens, the butterfly house and swamp boat adventures.

Historical Train Depot

The historic Moncks Corner Train Depot was once the center of the town. Mail and news were carried by train to The Depot, and then given to the residents of the town. The Depot was also once a popular platform as a fresh farmers market. The building now acts as the visitor center and gift shop.

Things to do in Moncks Corner

Google Plant
Cypress Gardens
Mepkin Abbey
Old Santee Canal State Park
Lions Beach
Historical Train Depot
The Berkeley Museum
Biggin Church Ruins