Located in the center of Charleston County, Mt. Pleasant is home to a population of a little over 80,000 residents. Because of Mt. Pleasant’s mild climate, there are numerous activities to enjoy year-round. The growing Charleston suburb offers wonderful water and beach access, various county parks, excellent schooling options, top-rate cuisine and three major shopping centers. With more than five county parks, Mt. Pleasant allows for plenty of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family to partake in. In addition to the six county parks, there are a number of highly rated golf clubs located throughout the city. Charleston National Golf Club, RiverTowne Country Club, Dunes West Golf and River Club, Patriots Point Links and Snee Farm Country Club just to name a few.
A commitment to “livability, sustainability and superior service” is obvious when experiencing Mt. Pleasant’s culture. To enjoy a nice and relaxing day one can head over to one of the three separate shopping centers; Mount Pleasant Towne Center, Belle Hall Shopping Center, and The Market at Oakland. The historic suburb is filled with events for the entire community to delve into. Some town favorites which should not be missed are the Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival, the Christmas Light Party, and Children’s Day. Lowcountry Oyster Festival, the Cooper River Bridge Run and the Taste of Charleston are also on the list of local events to be sure to experience. In the summertime, Music & Movies in the Park are set up every Friday night in August where residents can enjoy great food, musicians and movie all while watching the sunset! If you’re not feeling the art festivals, farmer’s markets and summertime events then head over to Mt. Pleasants more historic side of town. There you can visit military vessels (and even board the USS Yorktown!), historic homes and Revolutionary war sites. With georgous water access, trips to the beautiful beaches, kayaking and paddle boarding, there will never be a lack of fun to have in this breathtaking suburb.
Mt. Pleasant is a great city for all ages to enjoy and its superior collection of schools makes it great for families and children. Served by the Charleston County School District, Mt. Pleasant is home to eight elementary schools, four middle schools, and one public high school; Wando High School. There are also a number of private schools including one K-8, one K-12 and two preschool-12. With endless possibilities of fun things to do, Mt. Pleasant continues to be one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Charleston area.