Bluffton – The Heart of the Lowcountry
Bluffton, SC a once-small mainland town is one of the fastest-growing towns in America. Although it is right next door, Bluffton is very different from its Hilton Head Island neighbor – bordering the beautiful Colleton and May Rivers, there is a plethora of outdoor activity including gorgeous walks through nature preserves, boating, fishing, marsh exploration and more. Old Town Bluffton features many art galleries, historic churches and museums, as well as exquisite restaurants, and live music. You can’t help but feel the vibe touted as “A Bluffton State of Mind.”
Located in southern Beaufort County, between Savannah, GA, and Beaufort, SC, Bluffton is made up of many diverse neighborhoods. Here is a MAP of Bluffton Neighborhoods. The town is family-friendly with very little crime. A myriad of educational options exist for children or adults with a love of lifelong learning. Both public and private schools are available to young students, and The University of South Carolina – Beaufort, Hilton Head Island Campus and the Technical College of the Lowcountry provide higher education for the area.
The Town of Bluffton is run by a Town Council comprised of a mayor and four council members. A professional Town Manager is appointed by the council and is responsible for administration. Learn about the Town of Bluffton HERE.
Be sure to check out all the pages in the Lowcountry Insider’s Guide for more detailed information about living in the Lowcountry.