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Welcome to North!

The Town of North was founded as a result of railroad transportation. John F. North, George W. Pou, and Sampson A. Livingston donated 100 acres to create a rail depot and town on the South Bound Railroad Company's new rail line. Mr. North was influential in bringing the railroad to the area, hence, the town's name.

Rail lines brought not only new citizens to North, but also telegraph lines and the lucrative cotton industry. Passenger trains ran through North on their way to Columbia, Savannah, Miami, and New York City. Two regular trains came through North every day, bringing in freight and goods and carrying out cotton.

Cotton was easily grown in the fertile soil around town, and North was one of the best cotton markets in the area. Several gins outside of town baled the cotton, and large mills bid for the precious product at the Town's cotton platform.

Recent News

Orangeburg Co. School District Providing Summer Lunches

Orangeburg County School District will be providing summer lunches to students in North beginning Monday, June 8, 2020, and lasting through July 24, 2020. Pick up days will be Mondays and Thursdays, from 11:00am until 11:30am.

Graduating Class of 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the 2020 graduating class of North Middle High School lined up in preparations of their class parade from Town Hall to the school. The streets were lined with cars, packed with family and friends.


Town of North

9305 North Rd

North, SC 29112

P: 803-247-2101

F: 803-247-3351