Blythewood is a suburb north of Columbia in Richland County located just off interstate 77. In the past few years Blythewood has experienced tremendous growth. Many new neighborhoods have been developed throughout the area. As a result many new schools have been constructed to handle the influx of residents. Access to I-77, SC Blue Cross, Ft Jackson and the rest of Columbia make this a very desirable community. Noted employers include SC Department of Motor Vehicles, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), and Richland district 2 school system.