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Dillon (County Seat)
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& Facts about Dillon County, South Carolina
Dillon County began, like many towns of the era, when the railroad came to town. Dillon was named for James W. Dillon who convinced the Atlantic Coastline in 1888 to route their new tracks through his land and to eventually establish the town there. His home now houses the Dillon County Museum.
The Little Pee Dee State Park is a 835 acre park in the county with a swamp with hardwoods , sandhills with ine and scrub oak and more. There are hiking trails, fishing, picnicking and camping available.
One of Dillon County's hallmarks is "South of the Border" in Dillon, which leads everyone to it by its large and colorful billboard. The resort itself has a mexican theme with restaurants, factory outlets, motel, mini-golf, swimming and tennis. Of particular interest is the sombrero shaped observation tower.
The county seat for Dillon County is Dillon.
Dillon 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: Darlington, Marlboro, Lee, Williamsburg, Florence, and Marion.
Dillon County is surrounded by the following counties: Marlboro, Florence, and Horry. The border on the northeast is with North Carolina.
For more information, please contact:
the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce
126 N. Macarthur Ave.
Dillon, SC 29536-3434
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