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The upstate of South Carolina abounds with attractions and recreational activities.  Whether it be a leisurely walk along the Nature Trail at Duke Powers' Keowee Toxaway Visitors Center or a day on our pristine lakes, we have it all.  Below are a selection of links that you may find interesting

Oconee County is located in the extreme northwest corner of South Carolina. The area offers spectacular views of its natural beauty. There are more than 25 waterfalls in Oconee County alone.

Boating, fishing, whitewater rafting, hunting, hiking, horseback riding and nine golf courses are just a few of the recreational activities the area has to offer. It's county, state and national parks and recreation areas provide plenty of opportunities for every member of the family.

Schools and Universities
The mission of the School District of Oconee County is to develop responsible, productive, and confident lifelong learners by providing developmentally appropriate and innovative education experiences in partnership with home, business and community. There are 22 school locations in Oconee County.  The School District office can be reached at (864) 638-4000 or on the WEB at www.oconee.k12.sc.us

The School District of Pickens County, an acknowledged leader in excellence, will emphasize high academic achievement and career preparation for all students through quality educational opportunities in a caring and safe environment.  There are 26 school locations in the Pickens School District serving over 15,000 students.  The Pickens County School District can be reached at (864) 855-8150 or on the WEB at www.pickens.k12.sc.us

Anderson College Anderson College is a private coed Liberal Arts College founded in 1911 by the people of Anderson and the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Anderson College offers bachelor's degrees in art, biology, business, business administration, Christian ministry, communications, elementary education, english, history, human services and resources, mathematics, music, music education, physical education, psychology, religion and Spanish. For information, call: (864) 231-2000 or 1-800-542-3594. On their WEB at www.anderson-college.edu
Clemson University is a state-supported, land grant university located on the shores of Lake Hartwell. It was founded in 1889 from a bequest by Thomas Green Clemson on the former plantation of his father-in-law, John C. Calhoun. For more information on Clemson, call (864)-656-3311 or on the WEB at www.clemson.edu
Tri-County Technical College Tri-County Technical College serves the residents of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties, enrolling approximately 18,000 students each year in its degree and continuing education programs. Tri-County offers 31 major fields of study in high-demand career fields, including engineering technology, industrial technology, business, health and public service. An exemplary university transfer program, along with developmental curricula for those who need basic academic skills, provide a solid foundation for further education and opportunity. Call (864) 225-2250 or (864) 646-8361 WEB www.tricounty.tec.sc.us

Founded by The Wesleyan Church in 1906, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christian community of learners that recognizes God as the source of all truth and wisdom. The university seeks to create an atmosphere in which the community works together toward wholeness through the integration of faith, learning, and living. For more information call (864) 644-5000 or on the WEB at www.swu.edu

City and State Government
Seneca is a vibrant city located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The abundance of area lakes and mountains make Seneca an ideal location for retirement living and for raising a family.
The City of Clemson is located in northwestern South Carolina and  adjacent to Clemson University. The climate in the Clemson area is moderate with an average temperature of 61 degrees F. Since 1960, the city's population has risen 597%: to 11,096. Click on the link to find out more about Clemson, SC.
Oconee County is a world-class location, with one of the best business climates in the Southeast. Along with the South Carolina Upstate we are widely recognized as an effective competitor in the global marketplace.
State of South Carolina News, Government, Education, Business, Health, Public Safety, Environment and Tourism is all here. Each portal is a "one-stop shop" filled with information and service choices. Each of the portals caters to the needs of its users -- citizens, employees or businesses.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has information on Titles, Registration, Dealer's Licenses, Driver's Licenses, Commercial DL, License Plates and more. . .

Waterfalls
State Parks
Brasstown Falls
Opossum Creek Falls
Long Creek Falls
Fall Creek Falls
Riley Moore Falls
Blue Hole Falls
The Chauga Narrows
Yellow Branch Falls
Issaqueena Falls
Station Cove Falls
Lee Falls
Licklog & Pigpen Falls
Big Bend Falls
Miuka Falls
King Creek Falls
Spoonauger Falls
Bee Cove Falls
Secret Falls
Lower Whitewater Falls
Hidden Falls








 

       

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