West Ashley is its own city, and a vibrant district of Charleston. In fact, its residents account for almost half of the city’s 120,000+ residents. West Ashley has some scenic waterfront vistas and marshes of the Ashley and Stono Rivers. Its initial neighborhoods were developed in the 1950s with its largest growth occurring throughout the 1970s and 80s.
Today, West Ashley is also home to great natural beauty and history. Middleton Place, Ashley Hall and Magnolia Plantation are situated there as is Charles Towne Landing.
Also, enjoy many locally owned restaurants breweries in an area referred to the “Triangle.” It is sandwiched in between Magnolia Road and Savannah Highway in the Avondale neighborhood.
The West Ashley Greenway is a rail trail in Charleston, South Carolina. It stretches across the West Ashley neighborhood from Main Road in the west to Folly Road in the east. It is a straight and mostly paved path utilized for walking, jogging, roller skating, and off-street cycling. Wikipedia