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Living a Boating Lifestyle in Seneca, South_Carolina

Seneca is a community for people of all ages, but especially those that enjoy beautiful lakes like nearby Lake Keowee.  This small town of 8,000 is a very important recreation area, particularly for boaters and fishermen. If sports or the lure of a university is important to you, Clemson University is the next town away.  You will always enjoy the outdoors with our mild climate. 

Where to Retire in Seneca and Home Prices

Zillow reports the median home value was $278,282in late 2022, a rise of 27% over the past year.

What Is Special about Seneca

This part of South Carolina  and its Lake Keowee district is up and coming as both a retirement and resort destination. The presence of Clemson University is an added plus.

What Is Not Special about Seneca

It is a small town.

Climate and Physical Environment

Seneca is in western South Carolina in the lake district. The average July high temperature is 91 and the average January low is 30. The wettest month is March (6")

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Seneca's Historical District consists of a number of homes and three churches that were built in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Nearby Clemson and Greenville are best bets for local culture.


Seneca does have a crime rate higher than the national average, most of it being theft type offences.

Medical Facilities

Oconee Medical Center.


The closest major airport is Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport about 50 miles away.

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