York County, SC

Giordana Velodrome race..

Welcome to York County, SC – an adventurous, affordable and authentically southern experience. An undiscovered destination, we offer big-city amenities in a warm, friendly environment known for its hospitality and outdoor adventure.

We are Charlotte’s Southern neighbor and the northernmost county in the Olde English District region of South Carolina. Recognized as one of the fastest growing counties in the state of South Carolina, York County is comprised of nine municipalities – including the towns of Clover, Fort Mill, Hickory Grove, McConnells, Sharon and Smyrna and the cities of Rock Hill, Tega Cay and York. Each unique community, from rural to urban, shares a rich cultural heritage.

Our authentic downtown areas are the ideal spots to discover creative cuisine and one-of-a-kind treasures. From gift shops to galleries, you’ll find a unique selection of wares and savory Southern favorites that warm the heart and comfort the soul.  In York County, you can watch nature show off her beauty year round along many of our scenic by-ways, blue ways and green ways.

Take in play, visit an art gallery or even watch local pottery made in artist’s studio during your visit to York County! 

But you don’t have to stop there! You can play a round of golf at nearly a dozen quality courses in the area. Explore the scenic shores of Lake Wylie, one of the true gems of York County, SC. At the Rock Hill Outdoor Center, there’s a dynamic collection of recreation amenities located at the Riverwalk community. Amenities at the Rock Hill Outdoor Center include cycling venues (Giordana Velodrome, Novant Health BMX Supercross track, Mountain Bike Course and Road Course), athletic fields, Piedmont Medical Center trail, green space and a kayak/canoe launch.

In York County, SC we’ve got so many stories to tell! We invite you to stop on by and Create Your Story (#myYCstory) in York County.

Historic Brattonsville 19th Century Homestead view.

Catawba Indians drumming at the Catawba Cultural Center.

Novant Health BMX Supercross track.

King’s Mountain State Park.

Historic Brattonsville re-enactment of Huck’s Defeat.

Stately home from “Outcast,” episode 1.

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