Relocating to Cheraw
We are pleased that you are considering relocating to Cheraw. Cheraw is a lovely, historical town of about 6,000 people. We have been blessed with some wonderful new comers and retirees who have contributed a great deal to the life of the community.
Cheraw is an easy drive from Columbia or Charlotte, the beaches and the mountains. There are fifteen golf courses within thirty miles. Two are right here in Cheraw. The county has over 96,000 acres of public land. The town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has wide tree lined streets and gardens. The climate is pleasant with distinct seasonal changes, though summers can be warm.
Here is some brief information to answer a few of your questions. We hope that you will come to see us and decide to stay!
For more in depth answers to any questions you may have, feel free to contact us at
Cheraw Visitors Bureau
200 Market Street
Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
(843)537-8425 fax: (843)537-8407
Toll Free – (888) 537-0014
Cheraw is the largest town in Chesterfield County. There are 15,608 people in a five mile radius. Chesterfield, the county seat, is 12 miles away.
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Electric - Progress Energy
Natural Gas - SCE&G
Water - Town Of Cheraw
Telephone - AT&T
Trash - Town Of Cheraw
Cable TV - Time Warner Cable
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Outdoor activities are pleasant on most days in any season, but there are winter days when you will need a coat and summer days when you will want air-conditioning.
227 Huger St.
Mon., - Fri. 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
MEDICAL RESOURCES www.chesterfieldgeneral.com
Chesterfield General Hospital is a 59-bed facility that is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital provides a full range of primary and specialty care services that include: ER and ICU, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, and obstetrical/nursery services, as well as many others.
For information about the hospital contact them at:
Chesterfield General Hospital
711 Chesterfield Highway
Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
Sandhills Ambulance Service provides convalescent transport services. 843-537-5371
First Health EMS provides emergency transportation. 843-921-3050
Twenty-six physicians provide family and specialized care. Should the need arise, there are three nursing homes in Cheraw.
Cheraw has an award winning volunteer Rescue Squad.
Cheraw has 35 civic clubs including such national groups as Rotary, Kiwanis, and Lions.
15 major industries including international and Fortune 500 companies have plants in Cheraw.
Almost all religions are represented in Cheraw. A Jewish synagogue is in nearby Florence; a Lutheran church is in Hamlet.
To change drivers license or register a car, go to the SC Dept. of Public Safety, Motor Vehicle Division, SC9 Bypass at Laney St. in Chesterfield 843-623-3541.
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