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Living a Small town Lifestyle in Hardeeville, South_Carolina

With a population of less than 2,000, Hardeeville is a small but very rapidly growing small town in southern South Carolina. With many single family homes and shaded streets, this town offers a small museum, library, hospital, and a recreational park.

Where to Retire in Hardeeville and Home Prices

Because a lot of the town is focused on commercially serving its I 95 exits, there are parts of town that most northern transplants would not like. Hardeeville is within 20 miles of the much more glamorous communities of Bluffton, Port Royal, Hilton Head, and Savannah.  This area in the Low Country of South Carolina is the focus of many new active adult communities, many of them extremely large. (see link at left ).
Average home prices are hard to interpret. Zillow reports the median home value in mid-2022 was $264,927. Home prices can be much more than that in the 55+ communities.  The area has good weather and plenty of golf courses and other types of recreation.

What Is Special about Hardeeville

There is a low cost of living and many new developments.  Hardeeville's location near Savannah and Charleston is good, although the town itself is not very appealing.

What Is Not Special about Hardeeville

The huge developments being built in the area will dramatically change life here - possibly for the better and depending on one's point of view. Crime is high and there is a certain grit about being near I95.

Climate and Physical Environment

Hardeeville is in SC's low country, tucked in the extreme southwest corner of the state near the Georgia border. The coast is very close. The average July high temp is 92, the average January high is 60, and the average January low is 38. August is the wettest month with 7" of rain.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Hardeeville hosts a number of community festivals such as National Night out and Relay for Life.


The crime rate in Hardeeville is high, but has been improving and rate dropping each year since 2006.

Medical Facilities

Hardeeville doesn't have a hospital, but there are 3 good sized ones within 20 miles, including one in Savannah.


I 95 runs through town. There are airports nearby in Hilton Head and Savannah.

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