Where the workforce is ready, the community is pro-business, and where your company can be successful.
– and we have it!
Dillon County is located on I-95 – the major north-south trade route in the U.S. midway between Miami and Maine. The County has direct access to CSX rail and the ports of Charleston and Wilmington are both less than 2 hours away. Two regional airports (Myrtle Beach International and Florence Regional) are both less than an hour away.
Opportunities to grow your
business in Dillon, South Carolina
Leverage these advantages to achieve next-level success.
Dillon County and the State of South Carolina provide competitive incentive packages for companies looking to locate and grow. Our pro-business attitude and policies, tax incentives, and workforce training programs will help ensure your success in the short, and long-term. Contact us and let us create a customized incentive and workforce training package for your project.
The No. 1 question we get from every company looking to locate in Dillon County is: “What’s the quality of your workforce?” We pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding the workforce needs of our business and industry. We do this through customized workforce training through the nationally acclaimed ReadySC workforce training program and by partnering with Northeastern Technical College and regional colleges and universities.
Location and Infrastructure
Dillon County is located in Northeast South Carolina. A location here will put you within a single day’s drive to 65% of the U.S. population. We are located midway between Miami and Maine on I-95 – the major north-south trade route in the United States. Whether you’re a manufacturing or distribution operation, Dillon County is a prime location for your company with direct access to rail via CSX, and two major ports in the Port of Charleston and the Port of Wilmington. We have several industrial sites and parks with full infrastructure including Inland Port Dillon – one of the Port of Charleston’s two inland ports in South Carolina.
We are a competitive location for manufacturing, distribution, and agribusiness companies.
Dillon County is home to several major manufacturers and one of the largest distribution centers in the Southeast in Harbor Freight Tools. Access to I-95, a vibrant, pro-business community, and pro-business political climate makes Dillon a great place for your next manufacturing or distribution center.
25.6%Manufacturing makes up more than 25% of the employment in Dillon County.
6 & 3If you’re looking to get farm, forestry, or other agribusiness products to market quickly and efficiently anywhere in the U.S. or the world, there’s no better place. Dillon County has direct access to I-95 and within a 2-hour drive or less to 5 interstate highways and within 3 hours or less to 3 major ports.
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3 MillionHarbor Freight Tools operates a 3 million square foot distribution center in Dillon County employing more than 1,200 workers. We are a prime distribution center location.
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Inland Port Dillon
Dillon County is proud to partner with the South Carolina State Ports Authority to offer the resources of Inland Port Dillon. Located on I-95 with CSX rail access and acres of available industrial property, Inland Port Dillon is one of two inland ports in the State of South Carolina.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster knows the importance of inland ports to Dillon County and South Carolina’s economy and future.
Inland Port Construction
News / Press
DILLON, S.C. – Dillon County is the only county within the six-county Pee Dee region to exceed the level of GDP growth statewide. According to a report issued by the Bureau of Economic Analysis that calculates GDP by county across the United States, Dillon’s GDP rose by 10.33% from 2015-2018. In 2015,
Harbor Freight Tools held the groundbreaking on their one million square foot expansion on Wednesday, Dec. 13th. Robby Roberson, Vice-President of East Coast Distribution for Harbor Freight Tools, said that they had been in Dillon since 2001. This is their third expansion which will bring them up to 3 million
DILLON, S.C. – Inland Port Dillon is already paying off for the Pee Dee region. S.C. Sen. Kent Williams, whose district includes the inland port, said Friday afternoon that already two industrial businesses have moved to Marion County because of its proximity to the inland port near Dillon. “We’re very