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Welcome to Simpsonville ...

The city of Simpsonville is located in Greenville County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Simpsonville has a population of 24,338 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The telephone area code for Simpsonville: (864)

The ZIP code for Simpsonville: 29681<4>

Websites for Simpsonville ...

Official Website: www.simpsonvillesc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Simpsonville had an population of 24,338 people. This is an increase of 33.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Simpsonville had a population of 18,238 people. This makes Simpsonville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Simpsonville represents 0.39% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,238 people, the population of Simpsonville increased 27.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,352 people).

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

Communities Also Named Simpsonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Simpsonville - they are located in Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Texas (2) and Vermont.

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

Communities near Simpsonville ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Simpsonville
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Simpsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<6>
  • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Simpsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<6>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Simpsonville
    • 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) ...
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpsonville
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Simpsonville
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Simpsonville
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Simpsonville
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelzer<6>
    • West Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • West Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Simpsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pelzer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Simpsonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Simpsonville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simpsonville ...

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

Adding Simpsonville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Simpsonville: www.simpsonvillesc.com/

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 Simpsonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Simpsonville - 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 Simpsonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Simpsonville 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Simpsonville) 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 Simpsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SimpsonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simpsonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7376, Longitude: -82.2553    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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