Next Council Meeting:

Meetings are at 6:15pm, the second Monday of every two months, at 2501 Heyward Street, Heyward St. UMC Church.  Visit the Neighborhood Council page for date and location of the next meeting.



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Areas of Interest


Shandon has two neighborhood parks: Emily Douglas Park and Sims Park. Emily Douglas Park is located at the corner of Wheat and King.  Emily Douglas Park has an amphitheater, state-of-the-art playground equipment, a wide lawn, and a dog park.  

Bob Coble Bench at Sims ParkSims Park is located at the corner of Duncan and Bonham Street. Sims Park has a basketball court, covered picnic areas, and playground equipment. The park also features a marble bench dedicated to the long-time mayor of Columbia, Bob Coble. 

Both parks have after-school and other programs and if you have a computer and internet service, they are now both Wi-Fi zones.


For more information, contact:

Joel Njoku
Senior Park Leader, Emily Douglas Park


Michael Park
Park Leader, Sims Park



A.C. Moore Elementary
333 Etiwan Avenue

Rosewood Elementary
3300 Rosewood Drive

Hand Middle School
2600 Wheat Street

Hand Middle School

Dreher High School
3319 Millwood Avenue



Shandon residents have access to many shops and grocery stores within walking and biking distance. There are also several merchants along Devine Street.

There are two grocery stores located in the boundaries of Shandon: Earthfare and Rosewood Market.

3312-B Devine Street
(803) 799-0048

Rosewood Market
2803 Rosewood Drive
(803) 765-1083

There is also a Piggly Wiggly and a Publix, both of which serve our neighborhood.  



There are also several churches in Shandon.

New Testament Bible Church
300 Sims Avenue
(803) 540-0171

Rosewood Baptist Church
2901 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29205-3499
(803) 799-0514

Shandon Presbyterian
607 Woodrow Street
(803) 799-8533

St. John’s Episcopal Church
2827 Wheat Street
(803) 799-4767

St. Joseph Catholic Church
3600 Devine Street
(803) 254-7646

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia
2701 Heyward Street
(803) 799-0845

Heyward Street United Methodist Church (formerly known as Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church)
2501 Heyward Street
(803) 771-4540