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Welcome to Welcome ...

Welcome is located in Greenville County<1>.

Welcome is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Welcome is within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Welcome ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Welcome: This one is located in Greenville County and the other is located in Anderson County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 23 communities that are also named Welcome - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Welcome ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<4>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<4>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<4>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Welcome
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Easley [Pickens County]
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      • Easley [Pickens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<4>
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<4>
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<4>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<4>
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<4>
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Welcome
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<4>

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 Welcome. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Welcome.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Welcome ...

Looking for more information about Welcome? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Welcome, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Welcome.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Welcome. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Welcome - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Welcome) 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 Welcome. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WelcomeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welcome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8257, Longitude: -82.4402    
<4>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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