Rural and scenic, Awendaw comes to grips with growth

Image by Flickr user eric osguthorpe Image by 20090620-awendaw.jpg Scenic and picturesque, much of Awendaw will soon meet paving machines.

Awendaw, this rural town is about 45 minutes north of downtown Charleston and has some 1,200 residents, but it stands to see its population double or triple in size -- if developers' visions hold true.

Read more stories on this subject in our Awendaw topic page.Already approved is the thousand-home King Tract, and now the 322-acre Nebo tract is up on Monday.

The Post and Courier has a nice rundown of what's at stake and what people's thoughts are; go take a read. The paper also has a nice little photo gallery of the area.

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