Fort Mill

Established in 1873 and situated just south of Charlotte is the charming and vibrant town of Fort Mill.

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A small town with a suburban feel and explosive growth
Established in 1873 and situated just south of Charlotte is the charming and vibrant town of Fort Mill. This town has a beautiful blending of old and new with its historic downtown area, 1904 Confederate Park and Bandstand, plus a selection of new master-planned communities that offer custom homes and exceptional amenities and showcase tremendous growth.
With several neighborhood options, you'll find small and intimate options along with prominent and luxurious options. Along Lake Wylie, you'll find an expanse of gorgeous waterfront homes in various architectural styles, decently sized lots, tree-lined sidewalks, and a clubhouse for all your community events. Neighborhoods farther from the lake provide a country feel with plenty of heavily-wooded acreage, older homes from the 1970s and 1980s, and plenty of privacy. The town of Fort Mill provides that traditional front porch living and close-knit community that you'll come to know and love in the South.

What to Love 

  • Quaint and walkable Main Street full of shops and restaurants
  • Neighborhoods with plenty of luxury and southern charm
  • Carowinds
  • Proximity to Charlotte

Local Lifestyle

Residents love the upscale community of Fort Mill with its blending of old and new. The lush parks and greenways, cozy diners, quality schools, and quirky boutiques provide plenty to love. A charming downtown offers several revitalized shopping and dining establishments, fun entertainment options like Craft Axe Throwing, a bandstand that holds several community events, and plenty of southern charm. Proximity to the Anne Springs Close Greenway provides residents with an exceptional number of outdoor recreational options.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

You'll find plenty of shopping and dining in the heart of downtown Fort Mill, and being so close to Charlotte offers an exceptional amount of options in the area.
Explore trendy shops like Broadcloth Boutique, a high fashion boutique that provides value without breaking the bank. Crossings on Main is a unique gift shop in the area featuring a variety of offerings. Whether you’re looking for home goods, accessories, bath and body products, or children’s gifts, this place has it. 
When you're in the mood for a bite to eat, look no further than downtown. Options are seemingly endless and feature various cuisines ranging from authentic Indian food to old-fashioned southern barbecue. Lake Wylie Brewing is a small-craft brewery in the area that also offers a selection of traditional American favorites like burgers, pizza, salad, and wings. 
Epic Chophouse is an exquisite dining option that offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, inside or outside, and a vast selection of delectable food offerings. Try items like angry lobster, tenderloin kabobs, and the legendary wellington.

Things to Do 

There are plenty of things to do in Fort Mill, from exploring the Anne Springs Close Greenway to enjoying community events downtown at the Confederate Park and Bandstand. Your family will love Trick or Treat on Main, the lighting of the Christmas tree, the Christmas parade, plus the coveted South Carolina Strawberry Festival. 
The Strawberry Festival is an annual week of events centered around, you guessed it, strawberries! Enjoy carnival rides, music, car shows, food vendors, eating contests, and more. 
Anne Springs Close Greenway is a beautiful natural area with lakes and forests, trails to bike and hike, horseback riding, water recreation, camping, and much more. Several community events are also held throughout the year, from yoga in the park to the annual Winter Wonderland Holiday Market, which features a variety of local and handmade items. 
Don't forget to take the family to Carowinds for the day and enjoy plenty of amusement rides, live entertainment, a water park, and much more.


Residents enjoy attending the Fort Mill School District. Students may attend: 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Fort Mill, SC

Fort Mill has 8,173 households, with an average household size of 2.94. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fort Mill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,069 people call Fort Mill home. The population density is 1,225.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

48.78 / 51.22%

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25-64 Years


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75+ Years

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Fort Mill, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Fort Mill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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6th - 8th
Banks Trail Middle
6th - 8th
K - 5th
Riverview Elementary
PreK - 5th
Sugar Creek Elementary
PreK - 5th
6th - 8th
PreK - 5th
9th - 12th
Doby's Bridge Elementary
K - 5th
Kings Town Elementary
PreK - 5th
9th - 12th
River Trail Elementary
PreK - 5th
Pleasant Knoll Elementary
K - 5th
Catawba Ridge High School
9th - 12th
Pleasant Knoll Middle
6th - 8th

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