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Elgin is a nice and quiet town right outside of Columbia, SC. I love the sense of community and also the benefits of living right outside of the capital. The summers are beautiful and the winters are mild. It also has great proximity to the ocean, which is only a couple hours away!
I very much so enjoy living in Elgin. My neighborhood is very nice and beautiful. Over the past three years we have been hit by a flood, tornado, and hurricane and each time we have all come together to get through it. My neighbors are very kind and friendly which makes my life easier. It also is very safe, i live right next to a police officer who is very protective.
I would not choose to live here at the age I am now, but when I get older it would be a nice area to move back and start a family.