Come Grow with Us

A classic American small town in South Carolina's Pee Dee, Lake City is steeped in history, rich in culture and diversity, and alive with progress. Whether you're looking for a fun diversion close to home or are thinking about making Lake City your new home, we welcome you with open arms.

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Lake City Highlights

  • Science & Nature

    He reached for the stars & caught them

    Learn about local hero Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a NASA astronaut, physicist and pioneer in laser development. We celebrate his life while educating and inspiring a generation of future scientists.

    Visit the Ronald McNair Life Center in Lake City

  • Arts & Culture

    A world-class art competition comes home

    Tens of thousands of artists from all over the globe will flock to Lake City in 2013 for a chance to win $100,000 in prizes in the inaugural ArtFields art extravaganza.

    Get more details about ArtFields

  • People

    We mean business

    Discover how Lake City, South Carolina, is fostering opportunity for small businesses in our vibrant region.

    Learn more about opportunities for business owners

  • History

    When beans were king

    Tens of thousands of farmers convened in Lake City over the decades to bring their green bean crops to the world’s largest bean market. Learn more about the famous bean market and Lake City’s rich agricultural history.

    Visit the Lake City Bean Market Museum

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ArtFields®  is a charitable event awarding $100,000 in prizes to Southeastern artists to promote

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