Why you'd want to live in Mount Pleasant
Life is different in Mount Pleasant. Here, you can start your day sipping morning coffee while watching the sunrise over the harbor. Then, it’s time to get moving! Run or bike over our famous bridge or in one of our beautiful parks. In the afternoon, sneak away to the beach or go on a shopping expedition to get the ultimate Lowcountry look. In the evening, travel to Shem Creek by water and enjoy nationally-recognized cuisine and unforgettable views. Get in on the local action, and discover Mount Pleasant’s magic. In Mount Pleasant, we like to say our quality of life is high because of our abundant parks, water access, close proximity to beaches and laid-back atmosphere. But the reasons go even deeper. With the mild climate, nationally-recognized public schools, low crime rate and cultural amenities, citizens are afforded an idyllic community with Charleston charm and a coastal lifestyle. Whether your favorite part is wearing flip flops year-round, or the ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, living in Mount Pleasant is truly amazing. Mount Pleasant’s hospitality and beauty may be nationally known, but for more than 80,000 residents it is also home. Mount Pleasant’s commitment to livability, sustainability and superior service are showcased daily from the top-rate public facilities to the preserved creeks and waterways found throughout the community. With excellent schools, water access, numerous historical sites, recreational opportunities and a growing business force, you’ll always find something incredible in Mount Pleasant.