Union County, South Carolina

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 county's allure. Union County was the scene of several significant battles during the Revolutionary War, including the battles of Musgrove's Mill (August 18, 1780), and the Battle of Blackstock (November 20, 1780). Union County's lifestyle offers a variety of opportunities for leisure activities and relaxation. Golf, tennis, youth sports, championship high school athletic programs, a national championship ROTC rifle team, and a host of outdoor recreational opportunities highlight Union County's…

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