Downtown Nexton in Summerville SC is in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. The region is a top destination to work, visit, live and retire, and it’s no wonder. Beautiful coastal surroundings, a thriving economy, a rich history, and southern charm combine to make Summerville extremely desired.

Located just outside Charleston, Summerville stretches across three counties—Dorchester, Charleston and Berkely. Its gardens have earned it the nickname “Flowertown in the Pines.” Locals will appreciate the world-class restaurant scene, the small-town vibe, and the ample job opportunities, including seasonal employment at the nearby coastal communities. Area beaches and the bustling city of Charleston are both within a short drive.

Area Highlights

  • To Downtown Charleston (approx. 25 mins.)
  • To Charleston International Airport (approx. 15 mins.)
  • Access to two I-26 interchanges at exits 197 and 199
  • To area beaches (approx. 30 minutes)
  • To Charleston Southern University (approx. 15 minutes)
  • To the Charleston Tea Plantation (approx. 30 minutes)
  • To the South Carolina Aquarium (approx. 40 minutes)
  • To the Citadel (approx. 24 minutes)
  • To Kiawah Island (approx. 70 minutes)
  • To Myrtle Beach, SC (approx. 2.5 hours)

Area Attractions

Area Demographics

  • 46.1% population growth (2000-2018)
  • 145,000+ regional workforce with employers such as Blackbaud, Mercedes-Benz, Boeing, Volvo, Walmart
  • Charleston consistently appears on the World’s Best Cities lists and the #1 city in the US by Conde Nast Traveler for 5 years in a row
  • South Carolina named to Top 5 States for Doing Business
  • Cost of living is 12% lower than the national average
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