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Welcome to Travelers Rest ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Travelers Rest has a population of 8,045 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Travelers Rest is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Travelers Rest: (864)

The ZIP code for Travelers Rest: 29690<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Travelers Rest had an population of 8,045 people. This is an increase of 75.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 96.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Travelers Rest had a population of 4,576 people. This makes Travelers Rest the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Travelers Rest represents 0.1% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,576 people, the population of Travelers Rest increased 11.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,099 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Travelers Rest.

Communities Also Named Travelers Rest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Travelers Rest - they are located in Alabama and Georgia.

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

Communities near Travelers Rest ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Travelers Rest
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Travelers Rest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<6>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Travelers Rest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<6>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Travelers Rest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Easley [Pickens County]
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      • Easley [Pickens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Travelers Rest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<6>
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Travelers Rest
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Travelers Rest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<6>
    • Pickens [Pickens County]
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      • Pickens [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Travelers Rest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,185 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
    • Liberty [Pickens County]
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      • Liberty [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Travelers Rest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,150 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Travelers Rest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<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 Travelers Rest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Travelers Rest.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Travelers Rest ...

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

Adding Travelers Rest to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Travelers Rest.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Travelers Rest - 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 Travelers Rest). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Travelers Rest 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Travelers Rest) 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 Travelers Rest. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Travelers RestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Travelers Rest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9659, Longitude: -82.4414    
<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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