A Quiet and Peaceful Place – Coward, SC Welcomes You!

“A quiet, peaceful place” truly does describes Coward, South Carolina. Located on US Hwy 52 approximately 12 miles south of Florence, Coward is a small town with a lot to offer. Conveniently located within reasonable driving distance to some of South Carolina’s best vacation spots including Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Charleston. Found within the town limits are reasonably priced local restaurants, local retail businesses and “J.C. Lynch” Elementary School. The area surrounding the town of Coward is rich in history and natural beauty. One of the favorite local attractions just a short drive from the town is Lynches River County Park, which covers approximately 676 acres along the Lynches River. Towering cypress trees and sand hills make this park popular with visitors who come for the great camping, canoeing and walks on the scenic nature trails.
panoramic photo of Coward SC with flags

Good Times in Coward

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    Coward Baseball Field

    Coward is home to one of Florence County's athletic complex with three athletic fields that host baseball, softball, and soccer each year. Close to 175 children sign up each year to participate in these sports. All teams are sponsored through local and surrounding businesses and coached by dedicated volunteers.

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    Annual Fall Festival

    The Town of Coward will be hosting the annual "Coward Harvest Festival" on Saturday, September 29th 2018. Starting with the Parade at 11:00 a.m. going straight into the festival ending at 5:00 p.m. near the intersection of St. Paul Rd and Gause Canal, next to the Bible Temple Church in Coward. Activities include food vendors, inflatable play areas, arts & crafts, and more.

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    Christmas in the Park

    On the first Saturday of each December, this family orientated event occurs at the Coward Town Park which is located across from the Post Office on US Hwy 52. The even includes free hot chocolate and coffee, music and a special "visit" from Santa and his Elves for the children and a fireworks display.