Cheraw, South Carolina

town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States

Cheraw (/əˈrɔː/ chə-RAW, locally /ʃəˈrɔː/ shə-RAW) is a largest city on the Pee Dee River in Chesterfield County South Carolina, United States. The population was 12,651 at the 2010 census.[1] It has been nicknamed "The Prettiest City in Dixie".


  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Cheraw city, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved July 1, 2015.