Mission Statement

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG) is an association of South Carolina local governments in Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York counties. The COG serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and as a central staffing resource for grantsmanship, land use and transportation planning, community and economic development, workforce investment, GIS mapping, information systems, and project management.

Featured Projects

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CDBG Update – Midway Neighborhood Revitalization Project

In November of 2014, Lancaster County was awarded a $500,000 Community Development Read More →

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CDBG Update – Paradise Neighborhood Revitalization Project

On November 12, 2014, the Town of Fort Mill was awarded a $500,000 Community Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

Union County, South Carolina

Union County Courthouse

Union County was named for the old Union Church, erected in 1765 near the present day town of Union. The early settlers in the area were mainly Scotch-Irish from Virginia and Pennsylvania who began immigrating to the South Carolina upcountry in the 1750s.  A rich and fabled history provides the foundation for much of the […]

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