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Welcome to Woodruff ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodruff has a population of 4,421 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodruff was established in 1787.

The community of Woodruff is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Woodruff is within the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Woodruff: 29388<4>

Websites for Woodruff ...

Official Website: www.cityofwoodruff.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodruff had an population of 4,421 people. This is an increase of 8.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodruff had a population of 4,090 people. This makes Woodruff the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Woodruff represents 0.09% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,090 people, the population of Woodruff decreased 3.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,229 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Woodruff.

Communities Also Named Woodruff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Woodruff - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey (2), North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Woodruff ...

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

  • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County]
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    • Spartanburg [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Woodruff
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodruff
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Woodruff
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Woodruff
    • 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) ...
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Woodruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<6>
    • Laurens [Laurens County]
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      • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Woodruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<6>
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Woodruff
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Woodruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<6>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Woodruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<6>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Woodruff
      • 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 Woodruff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodruff.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodruff ...

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

Adding Woodruff to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Woodruff: www.cityofwoodruff.com/

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 Woodruff.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodruff - 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 Woodruff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodruff 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Woodruff) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodruff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodruffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodruff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7397, Longitude: -82.0372    
<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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