Make Irmo, South Carolina Your Home

Welcome to the Irmo Community! We are excited to have you as a future neighbor! To help make your move as easy as frying okra, please visit our Official Irmo Relocation Guide full of resources. Scroll down to learn more or click a link below to quickly jump to the section you need.

Beautiful Communities  | Education Opportunities |  Recreation Activities  | Relocation Resources

Aerial view of water and neighborhoods

Beautiful Communities

Irmo, South Carolina may be known as “One of the Safest Cities” in the state but we feel the number one reason to move here is the beautiful blend of suburbia and nature. Located between the scenic Lake Murray and the Harbison State Forest, your new home will provide you with the best of city life and country living.

Residential communities

Residential Communities

Irmo is home to many safe and beautiful residential communities. Click here to find a home in the greater Irmo community today!

Luxury Apartment Communities

Apartment Communities

Apartments, Condos and Townhouses are popular options when relocating to Irmo, South Carolina.  Click here for rental options in the greater Irmo area.

Retirement communities

Retirement Communities

Irmo, South Carolina is ideal for retirement with our mild weather, easy navigation and plentiful options of recreation, dining, shopping and faith. Click here to see all the 55+ options in the greater Irmo area.

Build or Buy a home in Irmo SC

Agents & Builders

If you are looking to make a permanent move to Irmo, we have a thriving real estate market. Whether you are looking for a starter home or to build your forever home, we have plenty of beautiful country side for you to claim as your own. Contact one of our agents or builders today!

Education Opportunities 

Number one school district in South Carolina

District 5

Lexington-Richland School District No. 5 or better known as D5 is the #1 in Best School Districts in Columbia Area. This means your children will receive a quality education from some of the best teachers in the country! D5 proudly boast a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. Feed your child’s thirst for knowledge in Irmo, South Carolina!

Midlands Technical College offers Higher Education in Irmo SC

Midlands Tech- Harbison Campus

Irmo offers you higher education option within our town limits thanks to the Midlands Technical College – Harbison Campus. Some of the courses this campus offers includes Cybersecurity, Phlebotomy, Medical Billing and even Cake Decorating. Sign up for a semester or just take a night course to learn something new!

Recreational Activities 

As we mentioned above, Irmo is located between Lake Murray and the Harbison State Forest, which means we have plenty of wonderful outdoor activities for all ages and abilities! Enjoy a family picnic at Saluda Shoals Park or have a family fun day at Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center. If shopping and fine dining is more your style, Irmo boast a thriving business community with national chains as well as some locally owned hot spots.

Fun Day on Lake Murray

Outdoor Activities

Take to the water or the mountains all in the same day from Irmo, South Carolina. If you head east 2 hours you will find yourself walking the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and if you drive 2 hours west you can spend the day hiking in the Appalachian Mountains. Yet, you won’t have to venture more than 10 minutes from your home to enjoy a day of outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, biking or swimming.

Shopping and Fine Dinning in Irmo

Shopping and Dining

Irmo is home to a family-like business community which offers the Town residents and visitors a large selection of goods and services. We have your favorites like Chick-fil-a and Belk, of course, and we are proud to offer a large variety of locally owned cafes, shops and restaurants. Search our partner directory for local retailers and eateries.

Community Events In Irmo South Carolina

Community Events

Irmo South Carolina is a strong community and we like to get to know our neighbors. We are home to two beautiful town parks and the Irmo Okra Strut is one of the biggest events in the area. This two day festival at the end of September, offers plenty of family fun and a free concert each night in Irmo Community Park

Arts and entertainment in the Irmo Community

Arts and Entertainment

Irmo, South Carolina is the proud home of two live performance theaters, Harbison Theater at Midlands Technical College and the Irmo High School International School for the Arts. Both showcase new productions every season.  You will also find plenty of local artists and musicians in the Irmo community. Find out more on our events calendar. 

Visit Our Parks


Irmo Town Park


Irmo Community Park

Relocation Resources

Some unknown philosopher once said “Southerners can claim kin with anybody. It’s one of our most dexterous talents.” Well, that is true, so you can expect to be greeted with open arms and a nice cold glass of sweet tea once you arrive. Here are the links you need to ensure your move here is as easy as apple pie.