Mingo Creek Plantation is located in Georgetown County along the banks of Black Mingo Creek near to where it converges with the Black River. Mingo, or â€œMinkoâ€?, is from the Chickasaw word for Chief; the area was known as a special hunting ground and was a population center of the eastern Chickasaw Indians in Colonial times. In September of 1780 the Battle of Black Mingo took place near Mingo Creek Plantation when General Francis Marionâ€™s Patriots routed a Tory Force commanded by Captain J. Coming Ball.
Mingo Creek Plantation includes the features you would expect from a diverse property -- Loblolly pine forest suitable for upland bird management, including bobwhite quail habitat and potential dove fields â€“and a rich bottomland forest comprised of old growth mature hardwoods which includes a variety of large mast producing trees. The property offers more than a mile of river frontage on Mingo Creek and is only 2.6 miles from the Black River. The area attracts and holds abundant numbers of deer and turkey is known for productive duck hunting as well as largemouth bass and bream fishing. Mingo Creek Plantation would be an ideal acquisition for a conservation minded buyer that could benefit from the protection this rare property from development or fragmentation in perpetuity.