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  • The Beach

    The historic Town of James of Island is near laid-back Folly Beach, an oceanfront favorite for visitors and locals alike.

  • Character

    History and culture blend with the best of Southern hospitality, making this Lowcountry town an ideal spot to live.

  • Beautiful Views

    Breath-taking water views and majestic oak trees frame this former farming community turned residential area. Despite the town’s growth, it maintains that small town, rural character.

  • Dining

    James Island has a number of excellent local restaurants and cafés for an authentic Lowcountry meal. Dine with a beach view at one of Folly Beach’s laid-back restaurants – Taco Boy, Loggerhead’s Beach Grill and Lost Dog Café.

  • Shopping

    Shop centers along Harbor View Road for national retailers and local boutiques provide plenty of shopping experiences. Or head to Folly Beach for beach supplies.

  • Sightseeing

    James Island County Park is 643 acres of natural beauty, recreation facilities and a dog park. In addition to a summertime water park, it also hosts special concerts and events all year. Visit Folly Beach to collect seashells and photograph the Morris Island Lighthouse.

James Island


The Town of James was founded in 1992, and after years of legal battles struggling to exist, the Town succeeded in 2012 with its fourth and final incorporation.

Housing Options

James Island offers buyers a variety of option, including waterfront homes, family communities, new construction and tree-filled established neighborhoods. The best part all of them are close to both the beach and downtown Charleston.

328 Listings in the Area
$258,000 Median Price
6,131 Listings Sold in the Last Year

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