Located just across the bridge from Hilton Head Island, Bluffton is a quaint, charming town that offers a fascinating window into South Carolina's past, present and future. Antebellum homes, historic churches and unique shops line the moss-shaded streets of Bluffton's downtown historic district, offering a taste of Lowcountry living. Bluffton, a town whose name refers to its location atop a scenic bluff along the May River, also is home to a growing number of residential communities, ranging from Sun City to Belfair, each of which features lush, verdant landscapes filled with home sites, golf courses, and other amenities.
In recent years, a number of award-winning restaurants and popular shopping centers have developed along the Hwy. 278 corridor which connects Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. With its old-fashioned charm and forward-thinking development, Bluffton continues to attract visitors and residents in search of a relaxed lifestyle and strong sense of community in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry.