Mount Pleasant

Just over the Arthur Ravenel Bridge is the delightful town of Mount Pleasant. This is a town where Lowcountry charm and Charleston hospitality blend together to make the perfect suburban community. This is the Lowcountry hub for local boutiques, restaurants, bars and outdoor recreation. Enjoy a day of shopping at Towne Centre or a night of Charleston cuisine on Shem Creek—Mount Pleasant has it all. Conserving the past and constructing the future, Mount Pleasant is a place to work, live and play.



School District

Charleston County School District

Major Employers

East Cooper Medical Center
Mount Pleasant Hospital
Motely Rice, LLC
Town of Mount Pleasant


Founded in 1680, Mount Pleasant is the Charleston-area home to shrimping boats and naval history.

Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall Plantation is one of America's oldest working, living plantations. It has been continuously growing and producing crops for more than three centuries. Boone Hall Plantation today spans across 738 acres and is located off of Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant, 8 miles from downtown Charleston.

Shem Creek

At the heart of Mount Pleasant, you'll find the quaint and charming Shem Creek. Known for its plentiful waterfront restaurants and bars, guests can travel to dine either by boat or by car. It also offers a multitude of different activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and boating.

Patriots Point Museum

Patriots Point is a naval and maritime museum on the Charleston Harbor with the center piece of the museum being the World War II aircraft carrier, the USS YORKTOWN. It has become one of the state's major tourist attractions with more than 270,000 visitors each year.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Patriots Point Museum
Memorial Waterfront Park
Shem Creek
Boat Charters
Boone Hall Plantation
Mount Pleasant Pier
Isle of Palms Beach
Sullivan’s Island Beach