The county seat of Colleton County, Walterboro is 48 miles west of Charleston. The city is know for its historic homes dating back 200 years as well as its appealing downtown. It is a popular day trip from Charleston and Beaufort, SC, especially to the antiquing set. Its 6.5 square miles is home to approximately 5500 residents. Completely land locked but with easy access to Interstate 95, it also holds great appeal as a fishing and hunting mecca.