Front and center: Downtown Georgetown on Front Street has been the scene of a recent renaissance of sorts.
Full speed ahead: Historic Georgetown is experiencing revitalization for a bright future. Local officials are welcoming a new, 56-room upscale hotel, in addition to other amplifiers of economic strength.
Mayor Carol Jayroe, elected in 2022, is the first female mayor of the City of Georgetown.
Dating back to 1845, Georgetown’s Town Clock is one of the most prominent buildings on Front Street. The old Greek Revival market has been housing the Rice Museum since the 1970s.
Georgetown’s Town Clock, May 1958.
Renderings of The George, a new waterfront boutique hotel on Front Street due to open in late 2023.
The George view from room #306.
The City of Georgetown’s popular downtown boasts numerous locally owned businesses that will continue to reap the rewards of tourism dollars from revitalization efforts.
The HarborWalk in Georgetown offers scenic views of the Sampit River.
Between the Antlers.
Tranquil views from the Harborwalk Marina in Georgetown.
“I think you can see the success for historic Georgetown and I think we’re going to see more of it.”—Mark Stephens, Director of Tourism Development for the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce.
The waterfront City of Georgetown has proven its potential growth now and in the years to come.