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Welcome to Fountain Inn ...

The city of Fountain Inn is primarily located in Greenville County<1>. A portion of Fountain Inn extends into Laurens County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fountain Inn has a population of 10,480 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Fountain Inn is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fountain Inn is located in the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Fountain Inn: 29644<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fountain Inn had an population of 10,480 people. This is an increase of 34.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 74.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fountain Inn had a population of 7,799 people. This makes Fountain Inn the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Fountain Inn represents 0.17% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,799 people, the population of Fountain Inn increased 29.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,017 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fountain Inn.

Communities near Fountain Inn ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain Inn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Fountain Inn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<6>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain Inn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<6>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain Inn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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      • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<6>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<6>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<6>
    • Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Fountain Inn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelzer<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain Inn ...

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

Adding Fountain Inn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fountain Inn. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fountain Inn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fountain Inn - 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 Fountain Inn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fountain Inn 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fountain Inn) 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 Fountain Inn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fountain InnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain Inn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6926, Longitude: -82.1989    
<6>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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