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Welcome to Pacolet ...

The town of Pacolet is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pacolet has a population of 2,555 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pacolet is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Pacolet: (864)

The ZIP code for Pacolet: 29372<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pacolet had an population of 2,555 people. This is an increase of 14.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pacolet had a population of 2,235 people. This makes Pacolet the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Pacolet represents 0.05% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,235 people, the population of Pacolet decreased 16.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,690 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pacolet.

Communities near Pacolet ...

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

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Pacolet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<6>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pacolet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<6>
  • Union [Union County]
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    • Union [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pacolet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,535 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Pacolet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<6>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<6>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<6>
    • Jonesville [Union County]
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      • Jonesville [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 819 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
    • Reidville [Spartanburg County]
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      • Reidville [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 693 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidville<6>
    • Lockhart [Union County]
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      • Lockhart [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Pacolet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 449 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockhart<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 Pacolet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pacolet.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pacolet ...

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

Adding Pacolet to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Pacolet on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About Spartanburg County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pacolet. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pacolet.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pacolet - 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 town (such as Pacolet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pacolet 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pacolet) 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 Pacolet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PacoletOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pacolet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8995, Longitude: -81.7622    
<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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