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Welcome to Greenwood ...

The city of Greenwood is located in Greenwood County and is the County Seat for Greenwood County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2013, Greenwood has a population of 23,379 people<1> (see below for details).

Greenwood is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Greenwood: (864)

The ZIP codes for Greenwood: 29646-29649<3>

We know of 41 communities that are also named Greenwood. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwood contains a list of those communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

Looking for more information about Greenwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Greenwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Greenwood.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 23,222 people (or 33.34% of the total population of Greenwood County). This makes Greenwood the county's most populous community.

The population of Greenwood represents 0.5% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,222 people, the population of Greenwood increased 5.21% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 22,071 people).

Taken from the 2013 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 23,379 people. This is an increase of 0.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greenwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greenwood and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2013
Abbeville   [Map]   5,176   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chappells   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cross Hill   [Map]   494   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Donalds   [Map]   346   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Due West   [Map]   1,238   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hodges   [Map]   156   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greenwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwood. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greenwood:

Websites for Greenwood ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Greenwood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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The official website for Greenwood County

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Greenwood:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Greenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Greenwood includes: 29646, 29647, 29648 & 29649.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts at Greenwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) 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 Greenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwood

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Greenwood.


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