Introduction to Greenwood, South Carolina
The town of Greenwood was established in the year 1824. The town’s name, Green Wood, was suggested by an early settler, John McGehee’s wife. When the community grew, the inhabitants of the city desired incorporation. The town was finally incorporated in 1857. Later that year, Greenwood was chartered as the county seat of Greenwood
Greenwood and nearby Attractions
- Greenwood Museum
- Abbeville-Greenwood Regional Library
- Lupo Memorial United Methodist Church
- Holy Redeemer Pentecostal Holiness Church
- Railroad Historical Center?
- Greenwood Memorial Gardens?
Things To Do In Greenwood
Tourist will never fall short of things to do in Greenwood. The uptown features many local restaurants, several shopping arcades, and an exciting array of annual events. The city has many historical places tourists can visit during their leisure time. The town also has many libraries which book lovers will enjoy.
The nearest international airport to the city is Greenville-Spartanburg International.
Greenwood Higher Education
Some of the nearby colleges that offer higher education to residents of the city are Tri-County Technical College, Bob Jones University, and Greenville Technical College.