From a humble beginning in 1872, Mullins has become home to South Carolina's largest tobacco market. Mullins is home to the South Carolina Tobacco Museum, located in the historic train depot.
Mullins offers three handsome bed and breakfasts, delightfully diverse antique shops, beautifully landscaped public areas, and many well-stocked stores for browsing and shopping.
The Mullins School District provides a strong education system, and Coker College offers evening classes at Mullins High School that can lead to a four-year degree. Florence/Darlington TEC also offers classes at its Mullins branch.
Francis Marion University, Coastal Carolina University, Coker College, Florence/Darlington TEC, and Horry/Georgetown TEC are all within a 50-mile radius of Mullins.
Mullins takes pride in the diverse recreational opportunities available in and around the city. Home to the Gapway Recreation Complex and Miles Recreation Center, a 30-acre facility featuring 4 baseball fields, 8 tennis courts, and 1 football field, the City of Mullins has a year-round recreation program with a full-time director and 3 staff employees. The Pineland Country Club has excellent golf, tennis, and swimming facilities. Outdoor recreation can be rewarding with the scenic Little Pee Dee and Lumber rivers nearby, and Mullins is headquarters to National Wildlife Action Inc.