Welcome to Irmo, South Carolina
Irmo is located in Central South Carolina not far from Columbia. The town was officially founded on Christmas Eve of 1890 and quickly prospered thanks to the new Columbia, Newberry and Laurens Railroad. It was first known for its train services and farm production, but today it is known as one of the most desirable places to live in the US, according one issue in the 2007 Money Magazine. Irmo, South Carolina holds a population of more than 12,000 persons within a 4.1 square mile area and is seeing steady growth. Because many people are attracted to the area each year, the city is always planning for its future, by maintaining steady employment and attracting corporations and businesses to the city. Located just off of the shores of Lake Murray, the town focuses on maintaining clean neighborhoods, an excellent school system, and providing many activities and attractions to foster an enjoyable lifestyle for residents within the area.
Irmo real estate is ideal for commuters to Columbia, retirees, families and everyone else in between. Irmo homes include single-family homes, townhouses, condos, starter homes and other superb options to explore. Irmo homes for sale include spacious homes as well as quaint starter homes, one-floor homes perfect for retirees and small townhouses and multifamily homes for young professionals. Irmo properties also enjoy a stable market and offer low prices and modest interest rates. All in all, Irmo real estate offers a mix of convenient location, reasonable prices and exceptional quality, creating a truly outstanding opportunity for those relocating to or away from Irmo and the surrounding area.
Irmo enjoys a modest cost of living, a miniscule crime rate and a reputation for friendliness and Southern hospitality. Parks and recreation within Irmo, SC provide numerous family friendly activities. Visitors and residents gravitate to local areas such as the Irmo Town Park that offers a public amphitheater, grass-filled open spaces, picnic areas and a creek. However, Saluda Shoals Riverfront Park, Crooked Creek Park and Seven Oaks Park are also popular choices under the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission. Many South Carolina State Parks are just a short drive from the City of Irmo, including Sesquicentennial State Park, Aiken State Park and Myrtle Beach State Park. These state parks offer a plethora of things to do, including geocaching, storytelling and other children’s programs, golfing, walking trails and water sports. Residents can also take advantage of scenic mountains and waterfalls, battlefields and other historical treasures and natural wildlife exhibitions. Other great attractions include the Rock Hill's Giordana Velodrome, South Carolina State Farmers' Market, and the Big Apple House of Peace.
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