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Area Description

We are a diverse community. Several large poultry and cattle farms, along with small and large industrys. We also offer a technical school as well as Newberry College. A wonderfully mild climate
coupled with two lakes within a few minutes from our city, enable our citizen many sporting opportunities.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   We offer access to all types of sporting events. High School, college, and professional teams are nearby. Our lakes, Lake Greenwood and Lake Murray offer great fishing, boating, sailing, as well as
pleasure boating. Half of Newberry County is comprised of Sumter National forest, which offers a wonderful setting for camping, hunting, and horseback riding. Within our county borders, we also have the Palmetto Trail and Lynches Woods, both walking and riding areas as well as two very impressive
eighteen hole golf courses. We also offer several well attended festivals. Over 100,000 visitors come each year to attend many of the spectacular shows at our very own, Newberry Opera House.

Cultural Activities

Our Newberry Opera House features such greats as Michael Bolten, Helen Reddy, and many, many others,
which brings thousands of visitors. Our quaint shops and several fine dining restaurants allow our visitors to relax and enjoy our very safe and friendly community.

Public transportation

Our city is within 45 minutes of the Columbia, SC and Greenville/ Spartanburg regional airports and one and a half hours from Charlotte, NC. We also have rental car companies and access to rail traffic.

Medical Facilities

Newberry County Memorial Hospital offers great services and has one of the lowest infection rates
in the country. A highly motivated staff is evident throughout the hospital and wellness center.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  31.0  42.5  54.0  4.2 "  0.5 "
 Feb  34.0  46.0  58.0  4.3 "  0.4 "
 Mar  39.0  52.5  66.0  4.4 "  0.2 "
 Apr  48.0  61.0  74.0  3.0 "  0.0 "
 May  58.0  70.0  82.0  3.3 "  0.0 "
 Jun  67.0  78.0  89.0  4.7 "  0.0 "
 Jul  71.0  81.5  92.0  3.5 "  0.0 "
 Aug  70.0  80.0  90.0  5.3 "  0.0 "
 Sep  62.0  73.0  84.0  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Oct  51.0  62.5  74.0  3.9 "  0.0 "
 Nov  41.0  53.0  65.0  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Dec  33.0  44.5  56.0  3.8 "  0.1 "

We have a wonderful climate! Our mild winters, coupled with early springs and excellent fall weather
are great reasons to choose living in Newberry, South Carolina.

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Cost of Living for Newberry, SC

Newberry, South Carolina cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Newberry has several homes for sale, however the turnover is minimal. We have several rental homes as well as apartment complexes. Several nursing facilities are located within the area, as well. Most of the new construction projects are privately owned.

Senior Assistance in Newberry, SC

Newberry, South Carolina offers the following assistance for seniors:

The care and amenities offered to our seniors is excellent!

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

One can be as busy as he/she wants to be in Newberry. Newberry is known to be a very friendly community.

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