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Welcome to West Pelzer ...

The town of West Pelzer is located in Anderson County<1>.

The location of West Pelzer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for West Pelzer: W. Pelzer

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Pelzer has a population of 944 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of West Pelzer.

West Pelzer is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

West Pelzer is within the (864) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Pelzer had an population of 944 people. This is an increase of 7.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Pelzer had a population of 880 people. This makes West Pelzer the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of West Pelzer represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 880 people, the population of West Pelzer has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 879 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Pelzer.

Communities near West Pelzer ...

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

  • Greenville [Greenville County]
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    • Greenville [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of West Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,227 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Anderson [Anderson County]
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    • Anderson [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of West Pelzer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,701 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<6>
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of West Pelzer
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of West Pelzer
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<6>
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<6>
    • Central [Pickens County]
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      • Central [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<6>
    • Belton [Anderson County]
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      • Belton [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,484 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<6>
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<6>
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of West Pelzer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<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 West Pelzer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Pelzer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Pelzer ...

Looking for more information about West Pelzer? 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 West Pelzer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Pelzer.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Anderson County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.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 Anderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Pelzer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Pelzer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- West Pelzer) 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 West Pelzer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West PelzerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Pelzer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6446, Longitude: -82.4741       In this case, the coordinates for West Pelzer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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