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Welcome to Easley ...

The city of Easley is primarily located in Pickens County<1>. A portion of Easley extends into Anderson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Easley has a population of 21,372 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Easley is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Easley: (864)

The ZIP code for Easley: 29640<4>

Websites for Easley ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.easleychamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Easley had an population of 21,372 people. This is an increase of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Easley had a population of 19,993 people (or 16.77% of the total population of Pickens County). This makes Easley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Easley represents 0.43% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,993 people, the population of Easley increased 12.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,754 people).

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

Communities Also Named Easley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Easley - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Easley ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Easley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Easley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauldin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<6>
  • Clemson [Pickens County]
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    • Clemson [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Easley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,780 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemson<6>
  • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Easley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Central [Pickens County]
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      • Central [Pickens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<6>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<6>
    • Pickens [Pickens County]
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      • Pickens [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,185 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
    • Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelzer<6>
    • West Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • West Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Easley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pelzer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pelzer

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Easley. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Easley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Easley ...

Looking for more information about Easley? 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 Easley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Easley.

Adding Easley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Easley 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 Easley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Easley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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About Pickens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pickens County: www.co.pickens.sc.us/

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 Pickens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Easley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Easley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Easley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Easley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Easley) 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 Easley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EasleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Easley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8301, Longitude: -82.6037    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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