Hartsville and Darlington County welcome you to a community with compelling history, unique charm and friendliness. We’re a community filled with arts, education, ornate parks, two recreational lakes, eclectic coffee shops and restaurants.
Our South Carolina service area includes Chesterfield, Darlington, Lee, and Marlboro counties, totaling approximately 125,000 people. Hartsville is home to nationally recognized Coker University and the Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, as well as the international headquarters for Fortune 500 company Sonoco. Our location makes amenities and recreation of almost any kind accessible. We're close to Florence, the retail and commercial hub of our region, and the location of our regional airport with many daily commercial flights. Hartsville is about an hour from Columbia or Charlotte, 90 miles to the beach, and a few hours to the Appalachian Mountains.