About Palmetto Division

Palmetto Division County Map

The National Model Railroad Association, NMRA, is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.  The NMRA was founded in 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, making this our 73rd year in service to the hobby of model railroading!

The Southeast Region, SER, covers the States of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and a portion of the panhandle of Florida and the Asheville area of North Carolina.

The Palmetto Division encompasses the following counties in South Carolina:
Abbeville, Anderson, Bamberg, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Fairfield, Florence, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union and York.

Anyone living in this area who is an NMRA member is automatically a member of the Palmetto Division.  There are no additional fees for the local benefits.

You can sign up for NMRA membership (including the Palmetto Division) at the NMRA web site.

2018 03 10

Spring 2018 Division Meet

Our Spring NMRA Palmetto Division Meeting will be held Saturday March 10th, starting at 9am

When: Saturday March 10th, 9:00a to 12:30p (Doors open at 8:30 for Contest & Swap Meet items)

Where: Lower Level of Woodmen of the World (WOW) Lodge
720 E. Poinsett St. Greer, SC 29651 -- NOTE THE NEW LOCATION!

2015 10 29

Fall 2015 Division meet

When: Saturday October 31, 9am to 12:45pm, 2015

Where: The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer, SC

The Palmetto Division fall meeting was held at The Cottages at Brushy Creek. The meeting began at 9:00am and included two great clinics:

a convention report,
and a model contest.  
After lunch, we toured the interesting home layout of Chuck Heynen in Clinton, SC.