What's Around Us?

GOLF courses & Lakes come first aorund here.

The Lakes

The Town




Adult living



Night Life

GOLF COURSES................

McCormick Country Club
This course is your front door view.
101 Barksdale Ferry Rd
McCormick, SC 29835

Built in 1962, this semiprivate nine hole, par 36 golf course features Bermuda grass greens and four ponds that come into play on some of the holes. A driving range, putting green, and fully stocked pro shop are also on site.

Monticello Golf Club At Savannah Lakes 
By car it's less than 60 seconds from your front door.
Type:    Private
Opened during September 1999, this private course hosts several famed tours.Notable the Hooter's National. It boasts  25 Tee Stations and 18 Tees/Holes.
1148 Barksdale Ferry Rd
McCormick, SC 29835
Phone: (864) 391-4175
Fax: 864) 391-4177

Hickory Knob State Park Golf Course 
8 minutes from us.
18-hole (Municipal)
1591 Resort Dr
McCormick, SC 29835
Phone: (864) 391-2450
Fax: (864) 391-5390

Tara Golf Club At Savannah Lakes 
8 minutes from us.
18-hole (Private)300 Country Club Dr
McCormick, SC 29835
Phone: (864) 391-4115
Fax: (864) 391-4151

Rocky Branch Golf Club
22 Minutes from us.18-hole (Public)
4711 Double Branches Rd
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Phone: (706) 359-4303
Fax: (706) 359-4302

High Meadows Country Club 
About 25 minutes from us. 9-hole (Public)
1209 Highway 71
Abbeville, SC 29620
Phone: (864) 446-2043

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McCormick is known as the gem on Lake Thurmond. But that's just "another" lake to us. Make sure you visit the damn at Lake Thrumond and bring your camera along.
Click here for link to all rivers and lake stats.
Click here for Lake Thurmond info and local housing stats.

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The town of McCormick, the seat of McCormick County, SC. is under 5 minutes from your front door by car. 5.2 miles to downtown McCormick. McCormick is well known for its gold mine, it's fabulous lakes, as the cross roads from Augusta, GA to Greenwood, SC and Linclonton, GA to Saluda and Edgefild, SC.
 We have 5 gas stations, 2 Dollar Stores, an Ace Hardware, Drug store, several novelty shops, P.O., The McCormick Messsenger, all county department heads and seats, a Hardees, Huddle House, Fannie Mae resturant/pub, the MACK - McCorick Arts Council at the Keturah, Michele's Pizza and Little Italy resturuant, 2 fun filled bars, a Subway. Food Lion, bait and tackles,  Kelly's Saw Shop, Chamber of Commerce, Library and more.

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Here's the link to all you need to know for hunting and fishing.  Click here.

SCHOOLS                               Return to Top
McCormick Elementary School
public · K-5 · 309 students
6977 Highway 28 South
McCormick, SC 29835
(864) 443-2292

McCormick High School
public · 9-12 · 278 students
516 Mims Drive
McCormick, SC 29835
(864) 852-2302

McCormick Middle School
public · 6-8 · 316 students
6979 Highway 28 South
McCormick, SC 29835
(864) 443-2243

John De La Howe School
192 Gettys Rd
Mc Cormick, SC 29835
(864) 391-2131

Mccormick Correctional Institution School
Highway 378
Mccormick, SC 29835
Phone: (864) 443-2114

Piedmont Technical College Lex Walters Campus
407 E Augusta St
Mc Cormick, SC 29835-8709
(864) 465-3191 

Nearby CITIES                      
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We are roughly 25 minutes from Greenwood, SC - the city where Obama got his motto, "Are yer fired up? Are yer ready!"
Augusta, GA. is under 45 minutes south of us. Click here to view a map.

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Tourists to McCormick have their work cut out for them when it comes to novelity shops, art work and second hand shops. Make sure you stop by the shops on Main Street. Don't think the Depot is a train depot - once was, now it's a hand-me-down shop. Right over the tracks you must stop into the MACK for fine art, creative crafts and many keepsakes.

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If you hit it right, you'll need a program guide to keep up with what's going on around McCormick and the surrounding area. We in McCormick have a thing for parades. Our GOLD RUSH festival in September attracts folks for hundreds of miles away. At the MACK there is always something on display. Greenwood has a lovely and historical playhouse you need to see. And Augusta ... well, besides the James Brown Arena, Broad Street, endless entertainment and fine dining you'll think you've found a comfy sized New York City to play in.
We also have a resident writer/historian. We also have a great crafts club and over in Savannah Lakes you'll discover every kind of club imaginable.

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For dinning Michelle's Pizza is a lot more than a pizza joint and so is Little Italy.  Right in town you'll find  Mexican and Asian and country resturants.  For the bar-hoppers amiong us, locally we have Harry's Bar and the 378 Bar. for those who like drinks with your billards and Karaoke. Alcohol is not served on Sundays in South Carolina unless you belong to a private club such Sport's Break or Chris'. Accordingly most establishments are closed on Sundays. However, while still in SC, there are bars in Greenwood designated as private clubs that do serve on Sunday. We recommend 'The Sport's Break'.and Chris II in Abbyville, but there are several good ones out that way. Augusta, GA is a bit more up to date and has it all and you can drink and play card games on Sunday too! ... well, besides the James Brown Arena, Broad Street, endless entertainment and fine dining you'll think you've found a comfy sized New York City to play in.

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Savannah Lakes Village is not a designated adult community, however, features two private golf courses, wellness center, dining & social clubs, an onsite resort, all beautifully situated among 4,000 scenic acres and surrounded by the majestic Lake Thurmond.  Savannah Lakes Village is also bordered by two state parks and the Sumter National Forest.. Click here to visit SLV.
McCormick has its own senior center with a transportation service to beat them all.  Whereas the folks in Sanvannah Lakes all moved in from all parts of the globe, here in McCormick the older folks can boast being here all their lives. Many have wonderful stories to tell. Click here to visit McCormick County Senior Center