Bennettsville SC Real Estate

Welcome to Bennettsville, South Carolina a great place to live, work and play.  Located in Marlboro County in the Pee Dee Region of the state, Bennettsville is filled with symbols of its proud past. Designated by the state of South Carolina as “First Great Town” recipient, Bennettsville was founded in 1819 as the county seat of Marlboro County.

At the Heart of Bennettsville’s historic downtown is the court house square, one of the largest in the state. A stroll through the historic downtown reveals a glimpse of the Victorian commercial buildings that grace the streets and thanks to a current rehabilitation initiative, these buildings are being preserved.

Visit our city and take our walking tour and discover hidden gems of the Victorian and Greek revival homes and public buildings. Throughout Bennettsville you will find fine examples of distinguished architecture, including the Jennings-Brown House (1827), Bennettsville Female Academy (1833) and the D.D. McColl House (1835).
Recreational opportunities abound in and around Bennettsville, Marlboro County, and throughout the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina. Our central location makes Big City events a short drive away.

In Bennettsville you will find numerous neighborhood parks located throughout the city. Many of them host to Annual Events such as the Celebrate Bennettsville Festival which will have a change in venue this year.

cfiles32159Lake Paul Wallace, covering 600 acres, offers many recreational choices for boating, skiing, and fishing, as well as a two mile walking trail through the lake. The Bennettsville Marlboro Chamber of Commerce also hosts an annual ski competition on the lake each year.

Golfers have two area courses to choose from. Marlboro & Clio Country Clubs host several local tournaments and activities each year. Other courses are within a short driving distance from Bennettsville, including Cheraw State Park course, nearby.

The Marlboro County Parks and Recreation Commission offers a variety of programs for all ages and interests. The recently renovated Bennettsville Community Center is home to many of the activities and events including fitness classes, weight training, and aerobics. In addition, many short term programs of special interest are held on an ongoing basis.

The Marlboro Area Arts Council now celebrating its 35th year is one of the second oldest Arts Councils in the state of South Carolina. The Evening Concert Series, Children’s Concert Series, and Children’s Performing Arts Camp are just a few of the ongoing programs the Arts Council sponsors on a regular basis. The Marlboro Players put on community theatre productions three or four times yearly. Since 1970, this group has entertained audiences with a wide range of local talent at the Marlboro Civic Center.

outsidetheatre-webThe Marlboro Civic Center has recently undergone a complete renovation and is truly a fine example of the communities desire to preserve its past, while progressing into the future. Numerous special events are held at the center on an ongoing basis.
Civic Organizations, garden, book, and music clubs, covering a numerous interests, are all working to make Bennettsville, and Marlboro County a great place to live. Kiwanis, Rotary, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to name a few are all very active in the community and offer residents a chance to participate in projects geared towards their respective objectives.
Churches of many denominations offer fellowship and worship to all who seek it. Bennettsville area churches are very active in the community and have been since the earliest beginnings of Marlboro County.

The Marlboro County Airport can accommodate most private air traffic on its 4200 foot lighted runway. The airport is located just 3 miles from town and makes Bennettsville, easy access for our local industries with worldwide business. Regularly scheduled commercial flights can be found just 40 miles away in Florence.

Activities for everyone can be found in and around Bennettsville and Marlboro County. Voted South Carolinas #1 Historic Small Town, the area has many offerings not found in other places. The people that make it their home are the people that make it a great place to be, through their community involvement, and willingness to participate in making it a better place every day.

 

 

Attractions

Lake Paul Wallace Park
http://sciway3.net/outdoors/park-lakepaulwallace.html

 

Festivals & Events
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Festivals%20&%20Events.htm

Marlboro County Historical Museum Complex
http://www.scgen.org/marlhist.htm

Clio Historic District
http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/marlboro/S10817735003/index.htm

Nature Trails & Parks
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Nature%20Trails%20&%20Parks.htm

Florence Civic Center

http://www.florenceciviccenter.com/fcc/

Florence National Cementary
http://home.att.net/~florencestockade/fnc.htm

War Between the States Museum
http://www.florenceweb.com/warmuseum.htm

Pee Dee Cyclones Hockey Team
http://www.peedeecyclones.com/

Florence Museum of Art, Science & History
http://www.florenceweb.com/Museum.htm

Hartsville Museum
http://www.hartsvillemuseum.org/

Florence Symphony Orchestra
http://www.florenceweb.com/FlorenceSymphony/

Florence Little Theater
http://www.florenceweb.com/FLT/

Hyman Fine Arts Center
http://alpha1.fmarion.edu/~finearts/ut01.htm

South Carolina Dance Theater
http://www.florenceweb.com/SCDT.htm

Jacob Kelley House Museum
http://www.discoverourtown.com/SC/local-53134.html

John Lide Hart Cottage
http://www.discoverourtown.com/SC/local-39419.html

Kalmia Gardens
http://www.coker.edu/Kalmia/

 

Sports/Recreation

Darlington Raceway
http://sports.yahoo.com/nascar/nextel/tracks/Darlington+Raceway/13

Rockingham Speedway
http://www.rockingham.co.uk/

Pee Dee Cyclones Hockey Team
http://www.peedeecyclones.com/

Florence Red Wolves Baseball Team
http://www.florenceredwolves.com/

Nature Trails & Parks
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Nature%20Trails%20&%20Parks.htm

Hunting & Fishing
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Hunting%20&%20Fishing.htm

River Expeditions
http://www.peedeetourism.com/River%20Expeditions.htm

Shopping
Shopping Adventures
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Shopping%20Adventures-Marlbor.htm

 

Golf

Marlboro County Golf Courses
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Golf.htm

Florence Golf Courses
http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.asp?dest=Florence+SC

Hartsville Golf Courses
http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.asp?dest=Hartsville+SC

Darlington Golf Courses
http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.asp?dest=Darlington+SC

 

Municipal Links

Marlboro County Government
http://www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/other_links.htm

City of Bennettsville
http://www.bennettsvillesc.com/

Hospitals

Marlboro Park Hospital
http://www.marlboroparkhospital.com/

Hospice of Marlboro
http://www.helpinghandshospice.org/

Schools
Public Schools

Marlboro County Schools
http://www.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Bennettsville Middle School
http://bms.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Bennettsville Primary School
http://bps.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Bennettsville Elementary School
http://bes.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Blenheim Elementary & Middle School
http://bem.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Clio Elementary & Middle School
http://cem.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Marlboro County High School
http://mhs.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Marlboro County School of Discovery
http://msd.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

McColl Elementary & Middle School
http://mem.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Wallace Elementary & Middle School
http://wem.marlboro.k12.sc.us/home.aspx

Private Schools

Marlboro Academy
http://www.marlboroacademy.com/

Dining
Culinary Delights
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Culinary%20Delights-Marlboro.htm

Bennettsville Restaurants
http://www.superpages.com/yellowpages/C-Restaurants/S-SC/T-Bennettsville/

LOCAL UTILITIES

Bennettsville Public Utilities-Water
http://www.bennettsvillesc.com/CityServices/PublicUtilities_Water.aspx

Bennettsville Public Utilities-Electric
http://www.bennettsvillesc.com/CityServices/PublicUtilities_Electric.aspx

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative
http://www.peedeeelectric.com/

Progress Energy
http://www.progress-energy.com/

Santee Electric Cooperative
http://www.santee.org/

 

Arts & Sciences

Florence Center for the Arts
http://www.florenceweb.com/FCA/

Robinson Visitor Center
http://www.discoverourtown.com/SC/local-39417.html

Florence Civic Center
http://www.florenceciviccenter.com/fcc/

Festivals & Events
http://www.peedeetourism.com/Festivals%20&%20Events.htm

Bennettsville Downtown Development Association
http://bdda.org

Marlboro County Economic Development
http://www.marlborocountysc.org

Marlboro Arts Council
http://www.marlboroarts.com

Cotton Trail
http://www.sccottontrial.org/bennettsville.html

Visit Bennettsville
http://visitbenneville.com

Northern Technical College
http://www.netc.edu