Quality of Life
Whether you are a casual visitor or a company considering a new business location, Kershaw County has something to offer just about everyone. Camden and Kershaw County is widely known for its history and tradition as well as its thriving horse industry. Camden,the oldest inland city in South Carolina and now the county seat, was the site for two battles during the Revolutionary War. The Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, a 107-acre outdoor museum celebrates life in Camden during the colonial period. Over 60 historic sites and homes can be found in the downtown area alone.
Camden and Kershaw County is also widely known as an equine mecca as horses play a leading role in the economic and social life of the community. Camden hosts two major steeplechase races each year at historic Sprindgale Racecourse. The spring Carolina Cup usually draws over 70,000 spectators with the Colonial Cup in the fall signalling the end of the racing season. The newly opened SC Equine Park on Interstate 20 provides first class facilities for horse shows for all breeds.
Kershaw County offers a wide diversity of housing from lake living to historic homes to new subdivisions to horse farms. Many residents choose to live in Kershaw County because of the quality of life and great schools while enjoying the many amenties Columbia has to offer just minutes away.