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Winnsboro is located in Fairfield County, of which it is the county seat. The city is situated north of Columbia between Newberry and Great Falls along Highway 321 near Wateree Lake. Sumter National Forest and the Monticello Reservoir are just west.

Nestled in the Old English District of South Carolina, Winnsboro is rich with history. The outdoor enthusiast will love nearby Lake Wateree and Lake Monticello and their 20,000 surface acres of water for fishing, boating, hunting and wildlife observation.

Winnsboro, settled before the American Revolution, is the proud home of 50 historic homes and buildings. Among sites of interest are the County Courthouse designed by Robert Mills, Town Hall, and the town clock. The Fairfield County Museum, located on South Congress Street, has local and historical exhibits for your viewing pleasure with no admission fee.

There is also a Winnsboro, Louisiana.


History Winnsboro Town Clock | Winnsboro | Location: PO Box 297, Town Clock Bldg, Commerce St, Winnsboro South Carolina 29180 Telephone 803-635-4242

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Elberton 12-County Fair Elberton GA October7-17 The fair serves 10 northeast counties in Georgia as well as 2 counties in South Carolina.