Introduction to Easley, South Carolina
Easley, South Carolina is 11 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center) and 103 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina It is in Pickens county. The city is part of the Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson metro area. The population of Easley is 17,754.
Some 300 years ago, Pickens County was mostly wilderness. Cherokee Indians were primarily the first settlers in the area. Easley was founded on January 20, 1874, and named in honor of Confederate Gen. William King Easley. The inhabitants desired incorporation of the town in the 1900s and it was incorporated in the year 1901.
Easley and nearby Attractions
- Robinson Memorial Gardens
- Easley Recreation Department?
- Tina's Travel Design
- First Light Art Gallery
- Liberty Memorial Gardens?
- Pickens County Museums?
Things To Do In Easley
The Blue Ridge Mountains, lovely lakes, and temperate weather of Easley provide visitors with several outdoor recreation options. The city also has many parks including Table Rock State Park and Mile Creek County Park which are good for hiking, camping, swimming, and picnicking.
Greenville-Spartanburg International is the nearest international airport that provides air transportation in the city.
Easley Higher Education
Some of the institutes of higher education near Easley are Clemson University, Furman University, and Tri-County Technical College.