Edgefield County is one of the largest peach producers in the United States with thousands of rural acres that color the area in a blaze of peach blossoms every spring. In April, Johnston celebrates this spectacular display of nature with its annual Peach Blossom Festival, and in nearby Trenton the annual Peach Festival in June draws thousands of people from all over the southeast.
Edgefield County is also home of the National Wild Turkey Federation headquarters, which is one of the most respected conservation organizations of its kind in the United States. Edgefield has a proud history. Ten of South Carolina’s governors have come from the county, and the town boasts many historical structures.