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Cowpens, South Carolina
Welcome to Cowpens ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cowpens has a population of 2,420 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cowpens.
Cowpens is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cowpens lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Cowpens: (864)
The ZIP code for Cowpens: 29330<4>
Websites for Cowpens ...
Official Website: www.mycowpensgov.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cowpens had an population of 2,420 people. This is an increase of 11.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cowpens had a population of 2,162 people. This makes Cowpens the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Cowpens represents 0.05% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,162 people, the population of Cowpens decreased 5.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,279 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cowpens.
Communities Also Named Cowpens ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cowpens - they are located in Alabama and Arkansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cowpens.
Communities near Cowpens ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cowpens.
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 Cowpens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowpens.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cowpens. 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 Cowpens.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowpens. See our Newspapers Page for Cowpens.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowpens ...
Looking for more information about Cowpens? 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 Cowpens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cowpens.
Adding Cowpens to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cowpens 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 Cowpens was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Cowpens on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cowpens on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cowpens: www.mycowpensgov.com/
The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022