Place:Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

NameSpartanburg
Alt namesSpartan Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45032132
Spartan Districtsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45032132
Spartanburg Districtsource: familysearch.org
Spartanburgh Districtsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45032132
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.917°N 81.983°W
Located inSouth Carolina, United States     (1785 - )
Also located inNinety-Six, South Carolina, United States     (1785 - 1790)
Pinckney, South Carolina, United States     (1791 - 1799)
See alsoCherokee, South Carolina, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Contained Places
Census-designated place
Boiling Springs
Inman Mills
Mayo
Roebuck
Saxon
Southern Shops
Startex
Valley Falls
Inhabited place
Allen Acres
Andover
Andrews Farms
Anglewood
Apalache
Arcadia Heights
Arcadia
Arkwright
Arrowwood
Ashley
Bellview Acres
Belvedere
Ben Avon
Bennetts
Bentway Park
Beverly Woods
Bondale
Brannons Store
Branyon Heights
Brookdale
Brookhaven
Brooklyn
Brookside Village
Brown Arrow
Bryants Store
Byron Terrace
Calhoun Lake
Calina Heights
Calvert
Cambridge
Camelot
Camp Croft ( 1940 - 1950 )
Campobello
Campton
Canaan
Canterbury Heights
Carlisle
Carlton Court
Cashville
Central Pacolet
Cherokee Springs
Cherry Hill
Cheryl Fields
Chesnee
Chestnut Lake
Cinder Creek
Clearview Heights
Clifton Station
Clifton
Cold Spring
Converse Heights
Converse
Cooley Springs
Cove
Cowpens
Crescent
Crestview Hills
Cross Anchor
Crows
Cunningham
Cypress Creek
Delmar
Dillard Crossroads
Dodd Hill
Drayton
Dunagin
Duncan
Dutchman
Enola
Enoree
Evans Acres
Evinsville
Fairforest
Fairmont
Fairview Heights
Farmfields
Ferndale
Fernwood Farms
Fingerville
Five Oaks
Forest Park
Fort Prince Farms
Foster Mill
Fosters Grove
Fox Hunt
Franklin Village
Fulton Acres
Gary Creek
Gatewood
Glendale
Glenn Springs
Glenwood
Golightly
Gramling
Green Pond
Greenridge
Hadden Crossroads
Hadden Heights
Hartwell Courts
Harveytown
Hayne Station
Hickory Hills
Hidden Hills
Highland Park
Hillbrook Forest
Hillsville
Hilltop
Hobbyville
Holly Hill Heights
Holly Springs
Holly Tree
Homewood Acres
Hub City Courts
Huntington Hills
Ingleside
Inman
Jackson Mill
Johnson City
Kentwood
Kenwood
Kilgore
Lake Forest
Lake Ridge
Lakeview Manor
Lakewood Hills
Landrum
Lanier Heights
Larkin
Laurelwood
Lawson
Little Africa
Little Chicago
Little Vista Heights
Lone Oak
Luray Hills
Lyman
Lynwood
Manning Acres
Maplewood
Maryville
Mayo Mills
Meadow Spring
Meadowbrook Farms
Montgomery Acres
Moore
Mount Zion
Mountain View
Mountainbrook
New Prospect
North Hill Acres
North Hills
North Pacolet
North Ridge
Northbrook Park
Northgate
Northview Acres
Northwood
Oak Creek
Oak Forest
Oak Hurst
Oakwood
Obed
Pacolet Mills
Pacolet Park
Pacolet
Park Hills
Pauline
Peachtree Gardens
Pebblebrook
Pelham
Phyllis Goins Court
Pierce Acres
Pine Grove
Pinebrook
Pinecrest
Pinedale Acres
Pinewood South
Pinnacle Heights
Ponderosa Gardens
Poplar Springs
Quail Hollow
Quail Ridge
Raintree
Raynell
Reidville Acres
Reidville
Ridgewood Heights
River Edge
River Forest
River Oak Ranchettes
River Oaks
Riverdale
Riverview Park
Rosewood
Serene Heights
Shannon Forest
Sheffield
Sherman Park
Sherwood Acres
Shiloh
Shoally Creek
Shoresbrook
Smiths Tavern
Snoddy
South Meadows Farms
Southern Pines
Spartanburg ( 1785 - )
Spring Hills
Spring Lake
Springdale
Springlake
Stone Creek
Stone Station
Summerhill
Sundance
Sunny Glen
Sunnydale Acres
Switzer
Tidmans Place
Twin Brooks
Twin Creek
Twin Lakes
Tyger
Una
Valley Dale Park
Vanderbilt Hills
Victor Heights
Victor Mills
Victorian Hills
Wade Hampton Heights
Waldrop Crossroads
Walnut Grove
Washington Heights
Water Oaks
Wellford
Wellington West
West Forest
West View
Westhaven
Westview Heights
White Stone Springs
White Stone
Whitney
Willow Wood
Windsor Forest
Woodburn Hills
Woodcreek
Woodfield
Woodfin
Woodland Forest
Woodland Heights
Woodridge
Woodruff
Woodwind
Zoar Heights
Unknown
East Spartanburg

Spartanburg is a county located in the State of South Carolina.

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History

Spartanburg County was originally called Spartan County and was named for the Spartan Regiment, a local militia unit that fought in the Revolutionary War. Learn more about the history of Spartanburg County from the South Carolina State Library or from Carolana.com.

  • 1755 - Scots-Irish settlers from Pennsylvania and Virginia begin to move into the area
  • 1785 - Thirty-three counties were created within existing South Carolina Districts. Spartan County was created within Ninety-Six District.
  • 1791 - Spartan County was renamed Spartanburg County in honor of the district/county seat (the city of Spartanburg) at the request of the citizens and Spartanburg County became part of Pinckney District.
  • 1800 - Spartanburg was re-christened a district and Ninety-Six District was abolished.
  • 1868 - Spartanburg and all other districts became counties.
  • 1897 - part of Spartanburg County became Cherokee County.

Research Tips

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1784 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1785 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 8,800
1800 12,122
1810 14,259
1820 16,989
1830 21,150
1840 23,669
1850 26,400
1860 26,919
1870 25,784
1880 40,409
1890 55,385
1900 65,560
1910 83,465
1920 94,265
1930 116,323
1940 127,733
1950 150,349
1960 156,830
1970 173,724
1980 201,861
1990 226,800

Wikipedia

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Spartanburg County is a county located in the State of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 284,307. Its county seat is Spartanburg. The county comprises the Spartanburg, South Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The USS Spartanburg County (LST-1192) is named after the county.

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Additional Sources

source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog