Shandon began as a suburban town on the southeast boundaries of Columbia in 1891. The name Shandon was chosen to honor the Rev. Peter J. Shand as well as the beautiful Scottish town famed in the poem “The Hills of Shandon.” Incorporated as a town on March 8, 1904, it grew rapidly. On June 13, 1913 the town was incorporated into the city of Columbia.
Shandon SC Real Estate
Shandon SC real estate properties are generally considered some of the most desirable in town. There is a wide variety of styles and sizes available in the Shandon area, from the “typical” Shandon to cottage to more lavish homes, many with beautiful mature landscaping.