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Welcome to Wellford ...

The city of Wellford is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

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.

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wellford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Wellford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spartanburg<6>
  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Wellford
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wellford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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      • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wellford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<6>
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wellford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<6>
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Wellford
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wellford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<6>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wellford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wellford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Spartanburg County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

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 Spartanburg, 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 Wellford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellford - 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 Wellford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wellford 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wellford) 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 Wellford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WellfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9510, Longitude: -82.1054    
<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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