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Darlington County

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The Cities and communities of Darlington County, South Carolina *



Darlington (County Seat)




North Hartsville


Society Hill

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Information & Facts about Darlington County, South Carolina

Darlington County is known particularly for the Darlington International Raceway, "The Track Too Tough To Tame." Twice a year, once in March for the Transouth 400 and once on Labor Day weekend for the Mountain Dew Southern 500, crowds overflow the area. Also here is the Darlington International Dragway with two major IHRA events each year.

The County seat for Darlington is the city of Darlington.

Darlington County is in the east-central portion of South Carolina and is located in the Pee Dee Region of the state along with 6 other counties: Dillon, Marlboro, Lee, Williamsburg, Florence, and Marion.

Darlington County is surrounded by the following counties: Chesterfield, Marlboro, Florence, and Lee.

Festivals abound in the county. Among them, Lamar hosts the Egg Scramble Jamboree each April with arts, crafts, a beauty pageant, dance and culinary delights! The Catfish Festival is held every November in Society Hill, which was, incidentally, the first settlement within the current limits of Darlington County.

Some of the other events in the county are:

Hartsville: March - Walk into history Lantern Tour (843-332-6401), Pee Dee Classic Sailing Regatta at Lake Robinson (843-332-6401), April - Southern Nationals Race (843-332-0123), Easter Bunny Brunch (843-332-6401), S.C. Humanities Festival (843-332-6401), Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens (843-332-6401), September - Mountain Dew Southern 500 (843-395-8892), December - Market Place in Bethlehem (843-332-6401)

Darlington: October - Sweet Potato Festival (843-393-4252), November - Festival of Lights (843-332-1600)

For more information on Darlington County, please contact:

The Darlington County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 274
Darlington, SC 29532
Phone: 843-393-2641

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