Orangeburg is a charming city in the state of South California, United States, located more exactly in Orangeburg County and being its county seat at the same time. The history of Orangeburg goes back to 1704, when the city was settled by an Indian trader, becoming thus one of the oldest settlements in the state. Orangeburg developed shortly, as the soil was very fertile and there was an abundant wildlife. Orangeburg has a total population of 67.326 residents, according to the 2010 census, making it the major city of the county. In 2006, Orangeburg was awarded the much coveted All-America City Award, which recognizes the city's civic excellence and success. No wonder, thus, that Orangeburg is a sought after holiday destination.
Top Attractions within Orangeburg
The Edisto Memorial Gardens is a beautiful site, which will impress you with its wide collection of roses. These roses are actually award winning and part of the All-American Rose Selections. The gardens were established in the 1920s and now feature about 4000 plants, representing more than 75 rose species. If you want to be surrounded by these spectacular flowers and take in their scent, this is the place to visit.
The IP Stanback Museum and Planetarium is a cultural institution, founded in the early 1970s and named after the first chairman of the university who was of African-American heritage. The museum features an impressive collection of exhibits, which put on display a wide array of artifacts and historical items that are relevant for the history, heritage, culture and traditions of Orangeburg. The planetarium is also spectacular.
The Country Club of Orangeburg is a great recreational facility, which those who are passionate about golf will love in particular. The country club features an 18-hole regulation length golf course and 4 sets of teeboxes, providing thus exciting and challenging golfing experiences for players of all levels. After a tiring day of golfing, you could enjoy the other great amenities offered by the club, such as a restaurant and full bar.