Welcome to the River District Association

The River District Association of  West Columbia (Association) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to increase the economic vitality, development, and beautification of member businesses and properties; to build networking relationships with other groups who have similar interests; and to promote historic preservation and serve the community within the geographic boundaries. Comprised of property owners, proprietors, and other business principles located in, but not limited to, the area bordered by the Congaree and Saluda Rivers, 12th Street, State Street, Frink Street, Knox Abbott Drive, and Highway 378.  The area includes Meeting Street.

Monthly Member Spotlight!

We are proud to spotlight Cut Throat Marketing as our River District Business of the month, a local digital marketing firm that champions small businesses!

Cut Throat Marketing was founded in 2017 by Cynthia & Geoffrey Giles to help small and medium sized businesses compete in a global environment. Today they support businesses nation-wide with website design and hosting, social media and search engine optimization best practices. Providing local businesses with the opportunity to stay open during the Covid-19 quarantine, they are offering a Google My Business special for a low flat fee each month. Schedule an appointment today!

Be Found, Be Cut Throat.

We are growing, join us today!


As a new association, we are hungry for members from all business types. Join us to today and help us grow as we help your business succeed!