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Where stories
come alive.

Greenwood, SC, is a place of surprising and unforgettable stories—stories of music and art; unique shops and international cuisine; memorable festivals and breathtaking beauty. From the blue waters of Lake Greenwood to the green fairways of local golf courses to the colorful sights and sounds of Uptown Greenwood, you’ll find countless local stories to entertain, inspire and bring you back again and again, ready to tell your own Greenwood story.

Love it like
a local.

Greenwood is filled with Southern charm, outdoor beauty and historic importance. It’s where the locals always have an interesting story to tell. Hear a few of our stories—about lake life, about great golf and whimsical topiaries, about incredible music and great food. Learn a little more about us. Then, maybe, you’ll want to start your own Greenwood story. You’re guaranteed to love it like a local.

Christina shirley
Mother, Wife, Jewelry Maker

I feel like I am on vacation everyday.

Christina and her family live in a quaint 900-square-foot lakeside bungalow, built by her husband. Her style is down to earth, yet takes boho to a new level. Her family is immersed in everything Greenwood has to offer, from life on the lake to spending time at Uptown events.

Christina's  Story
ken coffey
Executive Director, Self Regional Healthcare Foundation,
Golf Enthusiast

You can feel the electricity.

Ken and his wife were looking for a place to retire in a few years, when a serendipitous job offer brought them to Greenwood. Now, after 52 straight months of golf—and becoming immersed in the variety of life here—the Coffeys have found a home in Greenwood.

ken's  Story
Ashby stokes

It's a fun job and somebody has to do it.

Ashby grew up in Greenwood, where a hometown band, the iconic Swingin’ Medallions, sparked his love for music. After a successful music career in New York City, Ashby decided to come home and be part of the growing music scene in Greenwood.

ashby's  Story

There’s always something happening in Greenwood.

Explore some of the places that have their own stories to tell.

Break on the Lake

Live music on the lake; seasonal menus include steaks, seafood..


Uptown Farmers

Shop fresh and local: fruits and vegetables; locally raised meats, local cheeses and dairy; baked goods and prepared gourmet cuisine; soaps and crafts.


Main and Maxwell,
Art by Hand

Handcrafted art, pottery, jewelry and gifts. Classes on photography, crafts, basketry, pottery.

Embark on your
own Greenwood adventure and discover your story.

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