Nanny Mountain

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Nanny Mountain
Highest point
Elevation981 ft (299 m)
Coordinates35°04′26″N 81°06′11″W / 35.073752°N 81.103131°W / 35.073752; -81.103131Coordinates: 35°04′26″N 81°06′11″W / 35.073752°N 81.103131°W / 35.073752; -81.103131
LocationYork County, South Carolina, U.S.
Topo mapNanny Mountain Topo Map

Nanny Mountain is a mountain summit in York County in the state of South Carolina (SC). Nanny Mountain climbs to an elevation of 981 feet (299 m) above sea level. The mountain is located near Lake Wylie and was privately owned, but now it is currently open to the public from 8am to 6pm and the park is owned and operated by York County Parks.[1]


Before Revolutionary War A Man named William Hill Bought this Mountain and He named this after the name of his Wife Nanny, With the Revolutionary war Underway, Iron Products were needed. Because of the Request of the Former Governor of South Carolina John Rutledge, William Hill, and Isaac Wayne built an Iron Furnace on the Hill. The Iron Furnace Produced items like, Cannonballs ( the missile cannonballs), nails, kettles, and tools. It was the only furnace of its kind in South of Virginia And due to its importance the Patriots guarded Hill's Ironworks, But In 1780, The British Attacked and Burned it down.[2]


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