Introduction to Orangeburg, South Carolina
Orangeburg was named in the honor of William IV, Prince of Orange, the son-in-law of King George II of England. The region was first inhabited in 1704 by George Sterling, an Indian trader. In order to encourage civilization in the area, the General Assembly of the Province of South Carolina made the area into a township in 1730.
Orangeburg and nearby Attractions
- Stardust Amusement
- Sunlight Community Center
- Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
- Mirmow Field
- Ellis Avenue Historic District
- Amelia Street Historic District
Things To Do In Orangeburg
The city has several historical sites and amusement parks. There is something for everyone to do in the city. Shopping centers such as the Edisto Village Shopping Center and Grove Park Village Shopping Center make wonderful hangout places. The city also has many good restaurants and cafes where you can drop in to enjoy the local cuisine.
Columbia Metropolitan and Mc Entire Angs are the closest airports to the city.
Orangeburg Higher Education
Some of the colleges in the city that offer higher education are South Carolina State University, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, and Claflin University.