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Welcome to Pelzer ...

The town of Pelzer is located in Anderson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pelzer has a population of 1,399 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pelzer is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pelzer is located in the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Pelzer: 29669<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pelzer had an population of 1,399 people. This is an increase of 1,471.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1,342.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pelzer had a population of 89 people. This makes Pelzer the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 89 people, the population of Pelzer decreased 8.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 97 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pelzer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pelzer - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Pelzer ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Anderson [Anderson County]
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    • Anderson [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<6>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauldin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<6>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Easley [Pickens County]
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      • Easley [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<6>
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<6>
    • Central [Pickens County]
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      • Central [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<6>
    • Belton [Anderson County]
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      • Belton [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,484 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<6>
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honea Path
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<6>
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton
      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<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 Pelzer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pelzer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelzer ...

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

Adding Pelzer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Anderson County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.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 Anderson, 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 Pelzer.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pelzer - 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 Pelzer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pelzer 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pelzer) 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 Pelzer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PelzerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelzer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6421, Longitude: -82.4557    
<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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