RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     Home >> South Carolina >> Greenwood County >> Greenwood >> Profile      
 
<< Greenwood
(Abbeville County)

Greenwood, South Carolina
(Greenwood County)

Greenwood
(Laurens County)
>>
Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Stories Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized Misc Other SC
Communities

 The location of Greenwood 

Click for Interactive Map

(within Greenwood County, State of South Carolina)

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for Greenwood
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
South Carolina
 
The Commemorative Quarter for South Carolina

Welcome to Greenwood ...

The city of Greenwood is located in Greenwood County and is the County Seat for Greenwood County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2012, Greenwood has a population of 23,324 people<1> (see below for details).

Greenwood is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Greenwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Greenwood: (864)

The ZIP codes for Greenwood: 29646-29649<3>

We know of 41 communities that are also named Greenwood. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwood contains a list of those communities.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 23,222 people (which is 33.34% of the total population of Greenwood County). This makes Greenwood the county's most populous community.

The population of Greenwood represents 0.5% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,222 people, the population of Greenwood increased 5.21% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 22,071 people).

Taken from the 2012 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 23,324 people. This is an increase of 0.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.68% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenwood.

Communities near Greenwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2012
Population
Change
Since 2010
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]     5,179+1.11%   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chappells   [Map]     ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cross Hill   [Map]     499+1.58%   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Donalds   [Map]     345+0.86%   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Due West   [Map]     1,239+0.64%   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hodges   [Map]     156+0.65%   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greenwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenwood.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwood. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites for Greenwood ...

Official Website:   www.cityofgreenwoodsc.com/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.greenwoodscchamber.org/

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Greenwood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About South Carolina

About Greenwood County

Search for a Community located in South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Greenwood: www.cityofgreenwoodsc.com/

The official website for Greenwood County


The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Greenwood:

Panoramio.com

Working on your genealogy? We recommend a visit to these websites when searching in and around the area of Greenwood and Greenwood County:

Cyndi's List for the State of South Carolina,
        for Greenwood County
 
Family Search for the State of South Carolina,
        for Greenwood County
 
USGenWeb for the State of South Carolina

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenwood.






Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwood.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Greenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Greenwood includes: 29646, 29647, 29648 & 29649.

- Return to Citation

<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting at Greenwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwood

- Return to Citation

<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Greenwood.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Stories
 
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   SC
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2014
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 16 Mar 2014
By John Hall