Towns

The birthplace of sweet tea and southern hospitality.

Located only 24 miles from Charleston, take a stroll through the historic downtown and enjoy the small town charm.

Summerville

Where the pines and moss-covered oak trees blend with blooming Azaleas, experience beautiful Summerville. Where city life meets country comfort, where local businesses and shops flourish and modernization continues to grow, where historic Main Street, schools and local restaurants are only a bike ride away; the “Flower Town in the Pines” offers a quality lifestyle that make this city home sweet home.

Population

43,000

School District

Dorchester County School District 2

Major Employers

Williams Technologies
Line Material Handling North America Corps
Scout Boats

County

Dorchester
Lowcountry people sought relief from the summer heat in the early 1700s naming this town Summerville.

Azalea Flower Town Festival

Every Spring on one 3-day weekend during this season, thousands of festival-goers transcend this gracious Southern town to take in the flowers and hospitality and attend one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast.

Sweet Tea Trail

The birthplace of sweet tea and true southern hospitality, Summerville features the Sweet Tea Trail, created to assist visitors and locals in exploring Summerville

Historic Main Street

Located in the heart of Summerville is Main Street - a small street located under moss-covered oaks and pines where local restaurants, bars and shops find their home sweet home.

Things to do in Summerville

Azalea Flower Town Festival
Historic Main Street
Farmer's Market
Sweet Tea Trail
Colonial Dorchestor State Historic Site
Homegrown Brew House
Flowertown Players Theatre
Azalea Park and Sculpture Garden