Welcome to Dillon County
Whether you are a newcomer who is interested in our rich heritage and what the county has to offer its citizens or a long-time resident, Dillon County has something for you.
Recreation, Tourism and Community Involvement:
In Dillon County you will find a variety of activities from outdoor recreation to civic involvement. Dillon County offers 9 parks and playgrounds, 20 ball fields and 20 tennis courts located throughout the county. If golf is your game, Twin Lakes Country Club in Dillon features an 18 hole golf course, swimming pool and clubhouse. Fishing is at its best in the Little Pee Dee River. The Little Pee Dee State Park offers fishing, camping and picnicking. Dillon County is also home to South of the Border, a resort and major tourist attraction located on I-95 at the NC state line.
Cultural and community activities are available throughout the year. The Dillon House Museum, artist series, Spring Fest, Celebrate Main Street and Christmas on the Blvd offer residents many opportunities for festivals, theatre, music and art.
Churches and Religion
All major faiths are represented throughout the county and more than 50 civic organizations work to foster a progressive community agenda and community pride in Dillon County.
Health care is provided through McLeod Medical Center - Dillon, a part of the Dillon community since 1943. As a locally owned, not-for-profit institution, McLeod Medical Center meets the health care needs of Dillon County and continues to work to improve the health care in the area.
A recent expansion to the medical center includes four new state-of-the-art operating rooms with pre- and post-operative patient care areas. The project also included expansion of the physicians' office building. The McLeod Medical Center Professional Building provides space for four medical practices, the Wellness Center, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy.
Dillon County's public school system is divided into three districts among the communities of Dillon, Lake View and Latta. The private Dillon Christian School also offers grades K-12 and the Dillon County technology Center offers specialized instruction in several different fields.
Northeastern Technical College also has a satellite campus located in Dillon County for evening classes for higher education.
The latitude of Dillon is 34.416N. The longitude is -79.371W.