Ridgeland is located in Southern South Carolina in Jasper County. It has a population of 4,036 residents. Ridgeland, South Carolina has been called the “Heart of the Lowcountry” for several reasons. First of all the people who live here are genuinely friendly. Don’t be surprised when people you have never seen before happily greet you while walking down the street or wave at you from their cars. It is also centrally located to all the famous sites people want to see and all the great things people want to do while visiting in the Lowcountry. And lastly, Ridgeland is known as the “Heart of the Lowcountry” because people come from all over the world to get married here. It only takes 24 hours to get a marriage license and the Probate Judge will gladly do the honors. Three of the most famous vacation spots on the east coast are located within an arms reach from here. Parris Island Marine Corps Depot is 30 miles away. Hilton Head Island with its awesome beaches and excellent golf courses is only 30 miles to the east. Take a more southerly route and land right into Savannah, Georgia, also only 30 miles away. Other nearby communities include: Laurel Bay, SC (13 miles), Hardeeville, SC (15 miles) and Bluffton, SC (19 miles).