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Welcome to Five Forks ...

Five Forks is located in Greenville County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Five Forks: Five Frks.

Five Forks is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Five Forks: (864)

Communities Also Named Five Forks ...

While we believe that this Five Forks is located in Greenville County, we know of another 5 South Carolina communities named Five Forks. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson, Chesterfield, Dillon, Marlboro and Pickens County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 50 communities that are also named Five Forks - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (2), Virginia (17) and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Five Forks ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Five Forks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Five Forks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<5>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Five Forks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<5>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Five Forks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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      • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<5>
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<5>
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<5>
    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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      • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<5>
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Five Forks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Five Forks ...

Looking for more information about Five Forks? 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 Five Forks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Five Forks.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greenville County: www.greenvillecounty.org/

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 Greenville, 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 Five Forks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Five Forks) 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 Five Forks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Five ForksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Forks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8048, Longitude: -82.2296       In this case, the coordinates for Five Forks 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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