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Anderson County, South Carolina

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Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Named for Revolutionary War leader Robert Anderson, the county is located in northwestern South Carolina, along the Georgia border.

Anderson County contains 55,950-acre Lake Hartwell, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake with nearly 1,000 miles of shoreline for residential and recreational use. The area is a growing industrial, commercial and tourist center. It is the home of Anderson University, a private, selective comprehensive university of approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Anderson (County Seat)
  • Belton
  • Centerville
  • Cheddar
  • Clemson (part)
  • Craytonville
  • Easley (part)
  • Fair Play (part)
  • Homeland Park
  • Honea Path (part)
  • Iva
  • La France
  • Northlake
  • Pelzer
  • Pendleton
  • Piedmont (part)
  • Piercetown
  • Powdersville
  • Sandy Springs
  • Starr
  • Townville (part)
  • West Pelzer
  • Williamston



National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

Anderson County Genealogical Society