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Pickens County is an area rich in history, beauty, and vision for the future. Pickens is part of one of the nation’s fastest growing regions, the I-85 Corridor yet maintains a small town atmosphere, while located only 30 minutes from Greenville and two hours from Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. The bordering Blue Ridge region provide a beautiful backdrop for natural attractions such as Lakes Jocassee and Keowee, Table Rock State Park, scenic Highway 11, and the SC Botanical Garden. Pickens County is also home to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and Tri-County Technical College, offering Pickens County companies a competitive advantage. Leaders from the education, business, and industrial communities work together to ensure Pickens County students possess the training and education they need when they enter the workforce. From consistently high academic achievement in schools, access to state-of-the-art medical care, consistently low crime rate, to a variety of recreational and cultural amenities, the quality of life in Pickens County, South Carolina is second to none.
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