District 3 serves the areas of Cowpens and Pacolet. With the entire district population being just over 18,000, District 3 has a strong sense of community and proud heritage that make it one of a kind.
Although small in size, District 3 is full of rich history that brings the community together. Residents can relive history by visiting the Cowpens National Battlefield that commemorates the Battle of Cowpens that took place on January 17, 1781. A big staple in District 3’s entertainment scene is their annual Might Moo Festival, which began in 1976 which honors the crew of the USS Cowpens WWII aircraft carrier. The festival is continuing to grow every year and is full of many events such as golf tournaments, parades and many other festival related activities. Outside of the rich history of District 3, there are also many parks and recreation centers that offer endless activities that can accommodate all residents.
District 3 consists of four elementary schools, two middle schools, and Broome High School. Broome High School is highly regarded and is a recipient of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Award as well as the Gaston Caperton Opportunity Award. With over 900 students, Broome High School offers a challenging curriculum with a wide range of courses and primes their students with opportunities to achieve success in the classroom.
Just like its community, District 3 is filled with historic homes. With low turnover, District 3 residents again highlight their rich sense of community amongst one another. With affordable housing, gorgeous scenery, and the opportunity present in the area, District 3 is a great place to call home.