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Greenville County, South Carolina
Map
Map of South Carolina highlighting Greenville County
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded March 22, 1786
Seat Greenville
Largest City Greenville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

795 sq mi (2,059 km²)
790 sq mi (2,046 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.61%
PopulationEst.
 - (2012)
 - Density

467,605
571/sq mi (220.5/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.greenvillecounty.org

Greenville County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 451,225 people lived there.[1] It is the most populous county in the state. It is a part of the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is the city of Greenville.[2]

Geography

Historical populations
Census Pop.
17906,503
180011,50476.9%
181013,13314.2%
182014,53010.6%
183016,47613.4%
184017,8398.3%
185020,15613.0%
186021,8928.6%
187022,2621.7%
188037,49668.4%
189044,31018.2%
190053,49020.7%
191068,37727.8%
192088,49829.4%
1930117,00932.2%
1940136,58016.7%
1950168,15223.1%
1960209,77624.8%
1970240,54614.7%
1980287,91319.7%
1990320,16711.2%
2000379,61618.6%
2010451,22518.9%
Est. 2012467,60523.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2012 Estimate[4]

The county has a total area of 795 square miles (2,059.0 km2). Of this, 790 square miles (2,046.1 km2) is land and 5 square miles (12.9 km2) (0.61%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties


Communities

The 2010 Census lists six cities and 16 census designated places in Greenville County.[6]

Cities

City Population Also in
Greenville 60,379
Greer 26,002 Spartanburg County
Mauldin 23,408
Simpsonville 18,652
Fountain Inn 7,937 Laurens County
Travelers Rest 4,680
2011 estimate population[7]


Unincorporated communities

Community Population Also in
Taylors 21,617
Wade Hampton 20,622
Berea 14,295
Gantt 14,229
- Five Forks 14,140
Parker 11,431
Sans Souci 7,869
Welcome 6,668
Piedmont 5,103 Anderson County
Dunean 3,671
Golden Grove 2,467
Slater-Marietta 2,176
Judson 2,050
City View 1,345
Tigerville 1,312
Ware Place 228

References

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Coordinates: 34°53′N 82°22′W / 34.89°N 82.37°W / 34.89; -82.37