Location Profile

Florence, South Carolina

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Florence, South Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Florence, South Carolina. Part of a prestigious medical system in the area, the provider has been recognized for its excellence. Advanced care options and state-of-the-art medical technology have set it apart from other providers in the area. Services include children’s care, women’s health, cancer care, and other vital forms of care.

Community Overview

Florence is a lively town with a revitalized downtown and an exciting cultural district. The charm of the city shines through its various restaurants, recreational areas, and ample shopping. Historic, charming, and beautiful, Florence is an entertaining city with plenty to love. The city is the start of the South Carolina Pecan Trail and home of 20 restaurants that use the delicious nut. Florence even celebrates pecans every year with the annual pecan festival, a lively event with rides, food, vendors, kids activities, and other entertainment. The festival is just part of Florence’s charm.

Learn more about Florence at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Florence Public School District One runs the public schools in the area and is the 15th largest school district in the state of South Carolina. The district includes 16 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools with a low student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. All of the district high schools have been recognized for their excellence by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. The elementary schools include several award-winning campuses including Royall Elementary, Carver Elementary, and Timrod Elementary. Royall Elementary is also a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Students in the district have the chance to explore STEM and other specialized topics through special programs. There are also 15 private schools in Florence.

Click here to read more about Florence's public schools.
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Local and Nearby Attractions

With a variety of shopping options for any budget, Florence is a shopping hub for all who visit and live here. Magnolia Mall offers more than 20 brand name stores including H&M, Best Buy, and HomeGoods. Boutique shopping throughout the city will offer you clothing, jewelry, gifts, and other great merchandise. Florence is also known for antiques and features over 30 antique stores and auction houses. Browsing these spots is always a bit of a treasure hunt where you never know what you’ll find. Department stores in Florence include Target, Walmart, Kohl’s, and other big-box names. Harris Teeter, Lidl, Food Lion, and Piggly Wiggly are just a few of the grocery stores in Florence.

The arts are strong in Florence and the downtown area is a state-recognized cultural district thanks to its several venues. Florence Little Theatre is one of the district’s gems and offers a full slate of theatrical productions each year. Also located downtown is the FMU (Francis Marion University) Performing Arts Center which presents musical performances throughout the year. Florence County Museum works to preserve the area’s rich history and culture. Dooley Planetarium and the Florence Symphony Orchestra are also popular destinations in this engaging cultural district.

Whether you love to spend time indoors or prefer the great outdoors, there’s something fun for you to enjoy. The Southgate Bowling Center features bowling, an arcade, and even glow bowling. Timrod Park spans 18 acres and contains a playground, tennis courts, fitness areas, and other recreational spots. If that’s not enough, indulge yourself in the ample outdoor activities Florence offers. Paddle down the Revolutionary River trail or travel along the Florence Rail Trail system, a hiking/biking trail with a nature loop. Golfing fans can get in a game on the links at the 27-hole course at Traces Golf Club. Sports fans will love watching the local baseball team the Red Wolves.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Florence as the city has a dedicated police department that engages in community-based policing. The police department offers a variety of programs including Neighborhood Watch, patrol, and Crimestoppers. Recently, Florence was named one of the safest cities in the state.

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