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Welcome to Spindale ...

The town of Spindale is located in Rutherford County<1>.

The location of Spindale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spindale has a population of 4,205 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Spindale.

Spindale is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Spindale is located in the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spindale had an population of 4,205 people. This is a decrease of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spindale had a population of 4,321 people (or 6.37% of the total population of Rutherford County). This makes Spindale the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Spindale represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,321 people, the population of Spindale increased 7.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,022 people).

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

Communities near Spindale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spindale.

  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Spindale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
  • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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    • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Spindale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
  • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Spindale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
  • Columbus [Polk County]
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    • Columbus [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Spindale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Spindale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<6>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Spindale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Kingstown [Cleveland County]
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      • Kingstown [Cleveland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Spindale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
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      • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Spindale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Polkville [Cleveland County]
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      • Polkville [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Spindale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lattimore [Cleveland County]
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      • Lattimore [Cleveland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Spindale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lattimore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spindale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spindale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spindale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Spindale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spindale. See our Newspapers Page for Spindale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spindale ...

Looking for more information about Spindale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Spindale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spindale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spindale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rutherford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spindale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spindale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spindale) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spindale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SpindaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spindale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3598, Longitude: -81.9230       In this case, the coordinates for Spindale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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