Welcome to the Town of Olanta, located in western Florence County and the culturally rich Pee Dee Region of South Carolina. Established in 1908, our Town is the embodiment of old-fashioned Southern charm and hospitality. Olanta is steeped in agricultural history and surrounded by idyllic farmland but central to world-class cities, renowned beaches and endless places to experience the region’s vibrant heritage.

While preserving our tranquil small-town community atmosphere, we are continually striving to provide opportunities for economic growth and development, community involvement and an inviting, safe place for residents and visitors.  We invite you to explore our site and learn more about our Town. Whether you are looking for a brief respite to experience our Southern traditions or considering a move to leave the hectic city life behind, we welcome you to visit us and experience the charm of Olanta.

Mary M. Huggins, Mayor

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July 24, 2014

Chartered in 1958, the Olanta Lions Club is celebrating its 56th year of community service to the greater Olanta area.

Lions are men and women who volunteer their time to humanitarian causes for the betterment of their community, both locally and worldwide.  As a member of Lions Club International and the South Carolina Lions Club, the Olanta Lions Club is part of the world’s largest service organization, with global membership of more than 1.4 million people.

The Olanta Lions Club was originally founded with 32 members from Olanta and the surrounding area, who many would recognize as respected leaders vital to Olanta’s rich history.  Today, the Olanta Lions Club has 15 members, both men and women, who are committed to serving those in need in our community.

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