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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Welcome to Spartanburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Spartanburg has a population of 37,426 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Spartanburg.
Spartanburg is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Spartanburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Spartanburg: (864)
The ZIP codes for Spartanburg: 29301-29307, 29316, 29319<4>
Websites for Spartanburg ...
Official Website: www.cityofspartanburg.org/
Junior League: www.jlweb/spartanburg.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spartanburg had an population of 37,426 people. This is an increase of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.66% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Spartanburg had a population of 37,013 people (which is 13.02% of the total population of Spartanburg County). This makes Spartanburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Spartanburg represents 0.8% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 37,013 people, the population of Spartanburg decreased 6.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 39,673 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Spartanburg.
Communities Also Named Spartanburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Spartanburg - they are located in Indiana and Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spartanburg.
Communities near Spartanburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spartanburg.
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 Spartanburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spartanburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spartanburg. 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 Spartanburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spartanburg. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Spartanburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spartanburg ...
Looking for more information about Spartanburg? 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 Spartanburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spartanburg.
Adding Spartanburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Spartanburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Spartanburg on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Spartanburg: www.cityofspartanburg.org/
The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.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