Aiken, SC

A great place to live, Aiken, S.C. combines small town living with big city amenities.

There’s something for all Aiken’s 162,000 citizens to enjoy from golf courses to a rich equestrian tradition to an array of museums and cultural activities.  With an average annual temperature of 65 degrees, there is always a beautiful climate to explore what Aiken has to offer.

Downtown Aiken features a vibrant atmosphere with restaurants, businesses, shops and nightlife.

Aiken is just minutes from Augusta and a short drive away from the state capital in Columbia.  The beautiful beaches of the South Carolina Lowcountry can be reached in only two hours.

While a symbol of Southern charm, Aiken is also home to leading industries and research.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site, where cutting-edge applied research and development is conducted, is located here.

Students in Aiken County School District receive more than $40 million annually in college scholarships and continue to score above the national average on SAT and ACT testing.  The area also has a great post-secondary educational environment with the University of South Carolina Aiken campus and several technical schools nearby.

The Aiken Regional Medical Centers provides world-class treatment in over 40 specialties.