Gaffney, South Carolina

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Gaffney, South Carolina
The Gaffney Commercial Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Gaffney Commercial Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Nickname(s): 
"Peach Capital of South Carolina"
Gaffney is located in South Carolina
Gaffney
Gaffney
Location of Gaffney, South Carolina
Coordinates: 35°4′19″N 81°39′11″W / 35.07194°N 81.65306°W / 35.07194; -81.65306Coordinates: 35°4′19″N 81°39′11″W / 35.07194°N 81.65306°W / 35.07194; -81.65306
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyCherokee
Government
 • MayorHenry Jolly
Area
 • Total8.35 sq mi (21.63 km2)
 • Land8.32 sq mi (21.56 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
780 ft (245 m)
Population
(2014 est.)[1]
 • Total12,597
 • Density1,513/sq mi (584.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
29340-29342
Area code(s)864
FIPS code45-28060
GNIS feature ID1247855[2]
Websitewww.getintogaffney.com

Gaffney is a town in and the seat of Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States.[3] Gaffney is known as the "Peach Capital of South Carolina". The population was 12,539 at the 2010 census.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 (PEPANNRES): South Carolina Incorporated Places". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Gaffney city, South Carolina (revision of 02-22-2013)". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 30, 2015.