York County is strategically located in the center of the East Coast. It is part of a region that collectively consists of about 2.3 million people living in sixteen counties in two different states: 12 counties in North Carolina and four in South Carolina.
Rock Hill, the largest city in York County, is the fifth largest in the state of South Carolina. As the commercial center of this region, this city is home to numerous businesses and institutions, including the renowned campus of Winthrop University. Some 66,000 people live in greater Rock Hill, which is in the midst of numerous dynamic projects, from the greening of Cherry Road to the establishment of a fifth business park.