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Wellford, South Carolina
Welcome to Wellford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wellford has a population of 2,719 people<2> (see below for details).
Wellford was established in 1740.
The community of Wellford is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Wellford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Wellford: (864)
The ZIP code for Wellford: 29385<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellford had an population of 2,719 people. This is an increase of 14.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellford had a population of 2,378 people. This makes Wellford the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Wellford represents 0.05% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,378 people, the population of Wellford increased 17.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,030 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wellford.
Communities Also Named Wellford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Wellford - they are located in Arkansas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wellford.
Communities near Wellford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wellford.
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 Wellford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wellford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wellford. 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 Wellford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wellford. See our Newspapers Page for Wellford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellford ...
Looking for more information about Wellford? 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 Wellford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wellford.
Adding Wellford to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wellford 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 Wellford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wellford on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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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