Ridgeland, SC


Ridgeland, SC is a small town of over 2,500 residents located in Jasper County right in the heart of the Lowcountry. Its central location offers easy access to Savannah, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC. Ridgeland has much to offer in a town where residents are friendly with traditional values and a great deal of optimism about the future. Ridgeland is a sportsman’s paradise with local hunting clubs, fresh and saltwater fishing, and deep-sea charter opportunities in nearby Hilton Head Island. Sgt. Jasper Country Club offers a 9-hole golf course and Harold Turpin Park offers tennis courts.


Like many Southern towns, Ridgeland traces its beginnings to the Charleston-Savannah railroad which was built in the mid 1800’s. Originally called Gopher Hill after the gopher tortoise that was indigenous to the area, the town was renamed Ridgeland in 1902 when the Atlantic Coastline Railroad took over the railway line.