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Welcome to Fork Shoals ...

Fork Shoals is located in Greenville County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fork Shoals: Fork Shls.

Fork Shoals is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fork Shoals: (864)

Communities near Fork Shoals ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Fork Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Fork Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauldin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<5>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Fork Shoals
    • 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 northeast of Fork Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Inn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurens [Laurens County]
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      • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<5>
    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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      • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
    • Belton [Anderson County]
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      • Belton [Anderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,484 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<5>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<5>
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<5>
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Fork Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware Shoals
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<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 Fork Shoals. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fork Shoals.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fork Shoals ...

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

Adding Fork Shoals to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fork Shoals. 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 Fork Shoals - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fork Shoals) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fork Shoals. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6226, Longitude: -82.3068       In this case, the coordinates for Fork Shoals 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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