Introduction to Simpsonville, South Carolina
Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville county, is 11 miles SE of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center) and 86 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina. The people of the city are in the Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson metropolitan area. Simpsonville has a population of 14,352.
The city of Simpsonville started in the 1820s. Simpson arrived in the region in 1838, and the area was assigned a post office in Jarrett Cook's house, who was a neighbor. Simpsonville High School was established in the year 1885. The region was earlier known as Plain and Simpsonville for quite some time. The area’s post office was finally named Simpsonville in 1885. By 1994, Simpsonville became the fastest growing city in the nation.
Simpsonville and nearby Attractions
- Discovery Island
- Heritage Park
- Cruise Corner
- Holly Tree Country Club
- River Club House
- Church of God Campground
Things To Do In Simpsonville
Simpsonville offers several sightseeing places for tourists to enjoy. The city also has several parks where you can relax and unwind. In addition, Simpsonville has great market places for shopping and several theatres where you can enjoy a movie.
People seeking air transportation in the city can take flights from Greenville-Spartanburg International.
Simpsonville Higher Education
Some of the nearby colleges which provide higher education to residents of the city are Greenville Technical College, Bob Jones University, and Furman University.