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Welcome to Johnson City ...

Johnson City is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

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

When the people of Johnson City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Johnson Citian<3>

Johnson City is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Johnson City is within the boundaries of the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Johnson City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Johnson City - they are located in Kansas, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Johnson City ...

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

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Johnson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartanburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<6>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Johnson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<6>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Johnson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<6>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Johnson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Johnson City
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Johnson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<6>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Johnson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<6>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<6>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Johnson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowpens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<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 Johnson City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Johnson City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnson City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.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 Spartanburg, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Johnson City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Johnson City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Johnson City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Johnson City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Johnson City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Johnson CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johnson City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9654, Longitude: -81.9890       In this case, the coordinates for Johnson City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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