St. George, South Carolina


St. George – known as “The Town of Friendly People” – and has a population of about 2,100 residents and is the county seat of Dorchester County.

Each April it hosts the World Grits Festival, which – in addition to music, square dancing, and softball – includes a corn-shucking contest, a grits-eating contest, a rolling in the grits contest, and of course, the crowning of “Miss Grits.”

Map of St. George Landmarks