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Good question Carol. With the South in general, I think it must be a combination of climate and distance from other Amish that has prevented a lot of Amish settlement there. South Carolina is quite far from other Amish, though there are Mennonites in SC.
There have been attempts to settle in the Deep South going back 100+ years, but Amish have never really taken off.
Tennessee has done well, but other than that, you’ve just got a few scattered southern settlements (MS, TX, NC)–unless of course we count Kentucky (and at least 1/3 of Missouri) in the South, which I would probably do, and then there are quite a few.
I’m doubtful about South Carolina seeing a lot of Amish settlement, but you never know.
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