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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

Asbury is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Asbury: (864)

Websites for Asbury ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeechamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Asbury, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Asbury: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Asbury.

Communities near Asbury ...

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

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartanburg
    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartanburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Union [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<5>
  • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pacolet
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pacolet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowpens
      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowpens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<5>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksburg
      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesnee
      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<5>
    • Jonesville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
      • Jonesville [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
    • Grover [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover<5>
    • Pacolet Mills [Spartanburg County]

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 Asbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Asbury.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asbury. 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 Asbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

Looking for more information about Asbury? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Asbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Asbury.

Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Asbury was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Asbury on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Cherokee, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9265, Longitude: -81.6309       In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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