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About Spartanburg

From our welcoming downtowns to our luxurious landscapes, we know Southern hospitality. From national tournaments to Division I college athletics to the summer home of the Carolina Panthers, we know sports too.

Spartanburg?
More like your-next-destination-burg.

Vibrant hotels? Spartanburg has them. State-of-the-art event venues? Spartanburg has those too. Historical significance dating back to the Revolutionary War? Yeah, you can find it in Spartanburg. Public art on every corner? Spartanburg was named South Carolina’s second Downtown Cultural District, so yeah, we’ve got that too.

Located at the intersection of Interstates 85 and 26, we’re within driving distance of three international airports and less than a half-day’s drive from Asheville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, Greenville and Nashville.


Spartanburg By The Numbers

 

4th

4th largest county in SC by population

40k

Spartanburg residents

15k

College students at 7 universities

13

Unique, explore-worthy municipalities

 


Explore Our Unique Areas

Looking for a change of pace? We’ve got that, too. Explore our outdoor trails, flowing rivers and southern country cooking.

Campobello

With picturesque views of the Blue Ridge Mountains everywhere you look, Campobello is home to rolling farmland and a small-town charm. Visitors can enjoy down-home restaurants and a variety of outdoor activities.

Explore Campobello

Chesnee

Located in northeastern Spartanburg County, Chesnee is home to a thriving artisan center and annual festivals dedicated to continuing the town’s rich agricultural history.

Explore Chesnee

Cowpens

Americana at its best, historical sites abound in Cowpens. From the Cowpens National Battlefield to the World War II Veterans Memorial Park and Museum, Cowpens embraces its history. The annual Mighty Moo Festival honors members of the USS Cowpens CVL 25 who served in WWII.

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Inman

The historic storefronts of Inman’s downtown give way to local shopping. Just up the road, fishing and water sports opportunities abound on Lake Bowen, one of the most-utilized waterways in the area. From festivals to farmers’ markets to outdoor activities, families are sure to find something for everyone in this quaint town.

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Landrum

Nestled against the Blue Ridge Mountains, Landrum is growing all the while keeping its charm and its equestrian influences. Not far from the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Landrum boasts scenic roads, antique and specialty shops and some of the best restaurants Spartanburg County has to offer.

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Middle Tyger Area

The Middle Tyger Area serves as a perfect midpoint between Downtown Spartanburg and Greenville. The area is a favorite of BMW employees with outdoor recreation opportunities available. From quaint living to golf and fishing, the Middle Tyger Area provides plenty to do for residents and visitors alike.

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Duncan Lyman Reidville Wellford

Greater Pacolet

The southeastern tip of Spartanburg County, Pacolet combines history, culture and progress. The Pacolet River is where the town’s heritage really begins, and specialized tours and outdoor-focused festivals provide a glimpse of the past with an eye toward the future.

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Woodruff

Another growing area, Woodruff has seen its downtown kickstart with new life in recent years. Local boutiques, a coffee shop and restaurants have popped up, but the area has stayed in touch with its historical roots. The Price House, built in 1875, is now a museum attracting history-minded visitors from far wand wide.

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