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Take a tour through beautiful Pickens County via "Crown of the Carolinas" video by Moutainspired courtesy of

About District 2


Nestled at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the district is located in the state's northwest corner touching the North Carolina border. This geography makes Pickens County a great destination for getting outdoors. The area is known for scenic areas such as

Table Rock State Park, Pinnacle Mountain and the state's highest natural point, Sassafras Mountain. Find out more on Pickens County's tourism website.  

District 2 also contains flatlands near the I-85 corridor making it ideal for industry. In fact, manufacturing is Pickens County's primary industry for economic growth, supplying to domestic and international companies. View more on Pickens County's 

industryworkforce or agriculture.

Pickens County's roots run deep. It was established in the early 1800s, named

after Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens (1739-1817).Today, the population

of Pickens County is around 122,000 residents. Find more facts here.

Senator Rice has spent his life in South Carolina's Upstate area. He and his wife Ruth

moved to Pickens County in 1982 and are honored to still call it home. 

SC Senate District 2 is located in Pickens County of South Carolina's Upstate region.

Within the district are the cities of Central, Easley, Libery, Norris and Six Mile.

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