Cheraw is a town located beside the Pee Dee River in the county of chesterfield. Cheraw has a total area of about 12 sq. kms. and is located at a height of about 168 ft. from the ground level.
The education sector is an important source of economic activity with a number of schools located in the area. The town boasts of a number of areas which are registered in the National register of Historical Places. D. Gillespie is a notable resident of the town.