The City of Elgin, SC
The city of Elgin is located in the state of South Carolina and has a population of 1,284 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Elgin is Columbia, approximately 10 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Elgin, including Elgin House of Pizza Restaurant, Groucho's of Lake Carolina, Elgin Diner, Pontiac House Of Pizza and Hammy's Bar B Q. For a larger selection of Elgin restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Elgin Museums, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, White Pines Golf Course, Hampton-Preston House, Northwoods Golf Course and Linrick Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Elgin please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Elgin:
- Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
- Sumter Municipal Airport (SUM)
Elgin, South Carolina Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Elgin experiences an average high temperature of 89 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 68 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.85 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Elgin with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 57 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Elgin to receive an average of 3.9 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.65 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -2 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Elgin should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 75 degrees, and nighttime lows of 50.
Elgin, South Carolina Attractions
1Beech Creek Golf Club - Sumter,
The Beech Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Sumter County South Carolina. Built in 1989, this Sumter course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-499-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1800 Sam Gillespie Blvd, Sumter, SC 29154
2Bethune Country Club - Bethune,
The Bethune Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Kershaw County South Carolina. Built in 1963, this Bethune course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 843-334-7179. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2844 Mecklenburg Rd, Bethune, SC 29009
3Carolina Coliseum - University of South Carolina - Columbia,
The Carolina Coliseum is a 12,401 seat multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina. It was the home of the University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams and Columbia's main events venue until 2002, when the Colonial Center, now Colonial Life Arena, opened. It was home to the Columbia Inferno of the ECHL until poor ticket sales caused the Inferno to leave the Coliseum.
4Colonial Life Arena - University of South Carolina - Columbia,
The Colonial Life Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina, primarily home to the University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams. Opened as a replacement for the Carolina Coliseum with the name Carolina Center in 2002, the 18,000 seat arena is also host to various events like conferences, concerts, and graduation ceremonies throughout the year. It is the largest arena in the state of South Carolina and the tenth largest college arena.
5Columbia Museum of Art - Columbia,
The Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, South Carolina has a collection of European and American fine and decorative art that spans several centuries. The museum building was transformed from an urban department store into a light-filled space with 25 galleries.
6Congaree National Park - Chesnee,
Congaree National Park preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the US. Located in South Carolina, the 22,000 acre national park received that designation in 2003 as the culmination of a grassroots campaign which had started in 1969. The lush trees growing in this floodplain forest are some of the tallest in the Eastern U.S., forming one of the highest natural canopies remaining in the world.
7Crystal Lakes Golf Course - Sumter,
The Crystal Lakes Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Sumter County South Carolina. Built in 1989, this Sumter course designed by Ed Riccoboni is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-775-1902. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1305 Clara Louise Kellogg Dr, Sumter, SC 29153
8EdVenture - Columbia,
EdVenture is the largest children's museum in the Southeast, located in Columbia, South Carolina. EdVenture opened to the public in 2003. It has 8 galleries covering 67,000 square feet, plus hands-on exhibits, 2 resource centers, and a 200-seat theater. 40,000 square feet of the total 67,000 square feet is devoted to exhibit galleries, laboratories and visitor amenities. An additional 7,000 square feet of outdoor gallery space is located just outside the museum's front door.
9Hampton-Preston House - Columbia,
The Hampton-Preston House located at 1615 Blanding Street in Columbia, South Carolina, is an historic mansion that was the home of members of the prominent Hampton family. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 29, 1969.
10Hickory Ridge Golf Club - Columbia,
The Hickory Ridge Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Richland County South Carolina. Built in 1930, this Columbia course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-776-9900. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1300 Bitternut Rd, Columbia, SC 29209
Elgin, South Carolina Hotels
2Hampton Inn Columbia I-20-clemson Road
1021 Clemson Frontage Rd
Columbia, SC 29229-6597
5Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Stes Columbia I-20 At Clemson Rd
1011 Clemson Rd/frontage Road
Columbia, SC 29229-8708
8Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Blythewood South Carolina
120 Creech Road
Blythewood, SC 29016
Elgin, South Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Elgin Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Delicatessens Retail and Sandwich Shops. Happy Dining!
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