Moving to Beaufort
The City of Beaufort is located between the Broad River and Battery Creek in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry. We are proud of our natural environment and the accessibility to that environment through our network of walking trails, community beaches, Waterfront Park and our historic downtown district.
Interested in moving to Beaufort?
Click on the links below to find out more information about our beautiful and historic City.
Beaufort County’s public schools have made dramatic progress in recent years, with across-the-board improvements in student achievement and significant savings from more efficient operations.
Beaufort is home to South Carolina's newest four-year accredited University, as well as one of the state's oldest and most respected technical colleges. Between these two institutions, students have a diverse base of educational opportunities.
University of South Carolina-Beaufort
The University of South Carolina at Beaufort (USCB) is the state's newest accredited four-year institution. At USCB, you'll find top-tier faculty and staff, small class sizes and a friendly academic environment designed to give you the most from your education.
The University offers 18 Baccalaureate Degree programs with 12 Concentration/Tracks in areas such as Business Management, Early Childhood Education, English, Hospitality Management, Human Services and Liberal Studies. Additionally, USCB offers its students 20 minor programs.
Technical College of the Lowcountry
The Technical College of the Lowcountry provides a strong academic base for those students preparing to transfer to four-year universities, or to those who wish to acquire technical and professional skills necessary to excel in the workplace.
The College offers 25 Associate's Degree programs and nearly 50 Diploma and Certificate programs. These courses are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to be leaders in the community and the workforce.
2016 is an exciting year for education as most public and private not-for-profit colleges and universities in South Carolina are incorporating online degree programs. Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best educational route to take, OnlineColleges.net has refocused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and critically evaluate the best program available, from quality to affordability. Most importantly, they have provided scholarship information that students can leverage to help finance their education.
You can see the entire guide along with some of its features here:
Beaufort's power demand is supported by Dominion Energy (formerly SCE&G).
From lighting solutions and standby generators to equipment conversions and expert energy assistance, Dominion Energy offers a variety of products and services designed to help your business succeed. For small businesses, Dominion offers its Small Business Resource Center. Just a click away is a vast array of specific answers to your business questions, helpful resources and tools, the latest business news, and great savings on products and services you use each day.
Visit Dominion Energy (formerly SCE&G) or call their offices at 800-251-7234.
Beaufort-Jasper Water Sewer Authority (BJWSA) serves the region with quality, efficient drinking and wastewater services.
We are fortunate here in the Beaufort-Jasper service area to have an excellent and plentiful primary water source-the Savannah River. The water quality of the river is regularly sampled and tested by many groups including the:
- City of Savannah
- South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)
- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Visit BJWSA or call their offices at 843-987-9200.
Beaufort is fortunate to have a state-of-the-art telecommunications network, designed to meet the needs of any development project.
Telephone and internet services are provided locally by the following:
Additionally, internet services are provided by the following:
Contact any of these companies to find how well we’re connected in Beaufort!