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What is your favorite SC town?  

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  1. 1. What is your favorite SC town?

    • Columbia
      14
    • Charleston
      28
    • Greenville/Spartanburg
      10
    • Myrtle Beach
      14
    • Rock Hill
      1
    • Hilton Head
      4
    • Other (please specify)
      4


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Actually, I voted before I saw other. I voted for Hilton Head because it's in what I call the greater Beaufort/Bluffton area. Most divide them into Beaufort and Hilton Head. Bluffton rarely gets a nod even. But, the whole area is becoming one, and I hope it carries Beaufort first!!! That's "Buefert", by the way; Beaufort (Bowfert) in in North Carolina east of New Bern adjacent to Morehead City.

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Well I guess since sky didn't qualify his question, Myrtle Beach has somehow ended up being a favorite.  I guess I have a different view of what a town is.

Charleston has the best urban fabric of any city in the Carolinas.  I vote for it.

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Wow, a city other than Charlotte is actually getting a "Best in the Carolinas" award? Who would've thunk....

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Actually, I voted before I saw other.  I voted for Hilton Head because it's in what I call the greater Beaufort/Bluffton area.  Most divide them into Beaufort and Hilton Head.  Bluffton rarely gets a nod even.  But, the whole area is becoming one, and I hope it carries Beaufort first!!!  That's "Buefert", by the way; Beaufort (Bowfert) in in North Carolina east of New Bern adjacent to Morehead City.

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Some trivia here- Beaufort and Hilton Head Island are separate micropolitan areas but are joined as a CSA. I am glad that you guys know that our Beaufort in SC is not pronounced like y'alls :)

Bluffton is certainly a booming area, but it exists solely because of Hilton Head. You could call it a suburb of it if you want. It may not get a nod very often, but the politicians know its there, and not to ignore it!

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I'm originally from Asheville, and I recall my 7th grade class trip to Columbia as being a lot of fun. We went to the Riverside Zoo and did a number of other interesting things, and I remember thinking "wow, this is a really big city!" compared to the Asheville that I grew up in.

I went to Charleston a number of times with my family and then for spring break my freshman year in college. That was a great trip, too.

My dad and I went to Greenville to buy computer stuff a lot because there were a lot more stores and better selection there for the longest time. A lot of my female friends bought their prom dresses there too for the same reason, so shopping is what I associate with Greenville.

But I can't really say which SC city I like the most, since I don't feel like I know any of them well enough.

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I'm originally from Asheville, and I recall my 7th grade class trip to Columbia as being a lot of fun. We went to the Riverside Zoo and did a number of other interesting things, and I remember thinking "wow, this is a really big city!" compared to the Asheville that I grew up in.

I went to Charleston a number of times with my family and then for spring break my freshman year in college. That was a great trip, too.

My dad and I went to Greenville to buy computer stuff a lot because there were a lot more stores and better selection there for the longest time. A lot of my female friends bought their prom dresses there too for the same reason, so shopping is what I associate with Greenville.

But I can't really say which SC city I like the most, since I don't feel like I know any of them well enough.

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probably vote for Lake Keowee

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I hate SC, I try not to go there, unfortunately I have to because I commute between savannah and charlotte every month or so, because I have a house in clt and an apartment in savvy, but yea.... if I had to pick one, Charleston because it is so much like Savannah :D:D:rofl::alc:

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I have to go with Charleston on this one. I love Charleston and the low country. If I were to live anywhere else in the Carolinas that is where I would go. All in all though I personally have a good deal of affection for SC. Even good ol' Rock Hill. Krazeeboi did that Rock Hill vote come from you? ;)

I have a lot of friends in RH so I'm there hanging out every now and again but most of those people are recent Winthrop grads and so we are mostly in Charlotte.

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That lone Rock Hill vote did not come from me, I promise. I didn't even vote in this poll since I'm not a North Carolinian. :) But if I were to vote, it would be for Columbia. I'm excited about the potential of that city.

I'm mostly hanging out in Charlotte myself, and I am a Winthrop alumnus and will be heading back in the fall as a graduate student.

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