Three towns in Beaufort County were named on a recent list of Best Towns to Raise a Family in South Carolina.
Niche.com, a research site that helps people choose schools and neighborhoods, recently released its 2015 Best Towns to Raise a Family.
The data-driven rankings compare U.S. places based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates, access to affordable housing, child care, libraries and number of grocery stores.
Bluffton was ranked third in South Carolina; Port Royal was fourth, and Beaufort was sixth. Clover and Mauldin were first and second, respectively.