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Greenwood, South Carolina
Welcome to Greenwood ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greenwood has a population of 23,440 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Greenwood.
Greenwood is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Greenwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Greenwood: (864)
The ZIP codes for Greenwood: 29646-29649<4>
Websites for Greenwood ...
Official Website: www.cityofgreenwoodsc.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.greenwoodscchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 23,440 people. This is an increase of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 23,222 people (which is 33.34% of the total population of Greenwood County). This makes Greenwood the county's most populous community.
The population of Greenwood represents 0.5% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,222 people, the population of Greenwood increased 5.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,071 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenwood.
Communities Also Named Greenwood ...
While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Greenwood County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Laurens and Sumter County.
Beyond South Carolina, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwood.
Communities near Greenwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greenwood.
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 Greenwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greenwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwood. 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 Greenwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenwood. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Greenwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...
Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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 Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.
Adding Greenwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Greenwood 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 Greenwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Greenwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenwood on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Greenwood: www.cityofgreenwoodsc.com/
The official website for Greenwood County: www.co.greenwood.sc.us/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022