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With its small-town charm, Southern flair, and array of outdoors activities, Aiken has been a top-ranked retirement destination for years. The city's convenient location, mild weather, and quiet way of life make it a great place for people to spend their golden years.

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The Monetta Drive-In Theater – referred to by local residents as The Big Mo – offers three double-features on the weekends, each for the price of one movie. The Big Mo was recently featured in Architectural Digest as one the 25 most charming drive-in theaters in America. Located at 5822 Colu…

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South Carolina is an agricultural state, and Aiken is a great place for fresh produce. From roadside stands to large, commercial peach farms, Aiken County has it all.

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USC Aiken and Aiken Technical College consistently rank among the best institutions of higher education in the state, region and country, topping national and local charts.

You may visit Aiken to experience the unique blend of Old South and progressive momentum found in one of our world-renown equestrian events or golf courses, but you’ll quickly notice that Aiken, South Carolina, has an enviable and charming lifestyle to love.

Aiken Technical College is one of the 16 colleges in the South Carolina Technical College System and has been serving the Aiken community for more than 40 years. As of the fall, 2015, Aiken Tech has an enrollment of 2,359 students. 

Covering a swath of 1,081 square miles in the sand hills of South Carolina, Aiken County is so much more than a sum of its nine incorporated areas and the connecting rural spaces. From peach orchards to fields of snowy cotton, quaint towns to modern industrial parks, Aiken County encompasses…

New parks make Aiken County great place to play:

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