Community Profile: Landrum, SC
For those who like the sound of a smaller community nestled against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the North Carolina border, it’s worth looking at Landrum, South Carolina. Find out more…
Landrum is located 45 minutes northeast of Greenville, just south of the North Carolina border. The population as of 2010 was 2,376 people. The community is rich with scenic roads, unique antique and specialty shops, and quaint dining experiences. There are also plenty of outdoor opportunities in the area, including golfing, cycling, bird watching, hiking, and horseback riding. Lake Bowen and Lake Lanier are just minutes from downtown Landrum and popular for boating.
Landrum is also home to the locally-famous Campbell’s Covered Bridge. Constructed in 1909, it is the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. The area surrounding the bridge is a park where visitors can picnic, explore the foundations of an old grist mill and home site, and learn about the area through interpretive signage.
Additionally, Landrum is just a short drive to Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina, which offers first-class facilities for all FEI disciplines, in addition to showcasing hunter/jumper, equitation, steeplechase, polo, and multidiscipline events. Families especially look forward to Friday Night Lights activities every Saturday evening over the summer. There is face-painting, performers, free carousel rides, plenty of casual and fine dining options—all centered around a Grand Prix show jumping event with expert riders from all over the world.
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Other sources: https://cityoflandrumsc.com; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landrum,_South_Carolina