Greenville County, South Carolina

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Greenville County, South Carolina
Map
Map of South Carolina highlighting Greenville County
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded March 22, 1786
Seat Greenville
Largest City Greenville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

795 sq mi (2,059 km²)
790 sq mi (2,046 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.61%
PopulationEst.
 - (2012)
 - Density

467,605
571/sq mi (220.5/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.greenvillecounty.org

Greenville County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 451,225 people lived there.[1] It is the most populous county in the state. It is a part of the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is the city of Greenville.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1790 6,503
1800 11,504 76.9%
1810 13,133 14.2%
1820 14,530 10.6%
1830 16,476 13.4%
1840 17,839 8.3%
1850 20,156 13.0%
1860 21,892 8.6%
1870 22,262 1.7%
1880 37,496 68.4%
1890 44,310 18.2%
1900 53,490 20.7%
1910 68,377 27.8%
1920 88,498 29.4%
1930 117,009 32.2%
1940 136,580 16.7%
1950 168,152 23.1%
1960 209,776 24.8%
1970 240,546 14.7%
1980 287,913 19.7%
1990 320,167 11.2%
2000 379,616 18.6%
2010 451,225 18.9%
Est. 2012 467,605 23.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2012 Estimate[4]

The county has a total area of 795 square miles (2,059.0 km2). Of this, 790 square miles (2,046.1 km2) is land and 5 square miles (12.9 km2) (0.61%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties[change | change source]


Communities[change | change source]

The 2010 Census lists six cities and 16 census designated places in Greenville County.[6]

Cities[change | change source]

City Population Also in
Greenville 60,379
Greer 26,002 Spartanburg County
Mauldin 23,408
Simpsonville 18,652
Fountain Inn 7,937 Laurens County
Travelers Rest 4,680
2011 estimate population[7]


Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Community Population Also in
Taylors 21,617
Wade Hampton 20,622
Berea 14,295
Gantt 14,229
- Five Forks 14,140
Parker 11,431
Sans Souci 7,869
Welcome 6,668
Piedmont 5,103 Anderson County
Dunean 3,671
Golden Grove 2,467
Slater-Marietta 2,176
Judson 2,050
City View 1,345
Tigerville 1,312
Ware Place 228

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Coordinates: 34°53′N 82°22′W / 34.89°N 82.37°W / 34.89; -82.37