Introduction to Greer, South Carolina
Greer, South Carolina, in Greenville county, is 11 miles NE of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center) and 80 miles W of Charlotte, North CarolinaThe city is part of the Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 16,843 people live in Greer.
Greer was initially a tiny cross roads village or trading post. The region's early settlement began in the year 1876. Today, it has grown to become a thriving city with a population of approximately 20,000. Many of Greer's early settlers still have descendants who live in the area.
Greer and nearby Attractions
- Greer Heritage Museum Inc
- Auction City Greer
- East Riverside Park
- Springwood Park
- Jetport Industrial Park
- Hillcrest Church
Things To Do In Greer
There are many things to see and do in the city. You can visit the popular Square One Farmers Market or the city's other various shopping arcades. There are many well-stocked libraries which you can explore at your leisure time. You can also hangout with friends or family members in the well-maintained city parks. The parks also organize several events and programs.
The nearest international airport to the city is Greenville-Spartanburg International.
Greer Higher Education
Some of the colleges that provide higher education to residents of the city are Bob Jones University and Greenville Technical College.