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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. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187,126. Its county seat is Anderson. 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

+Denotes County Seat

~Denotes being in more than one county

  • +Anderson
  • Belton
  • ~Clemson
  • ~Easley
  • ~Honea Path
  • Iva
  • Pelzer
  • Pendleton
  • Starr
  • West Pelzer
  • Williamston



Belton Depot

The Boone-Douthit House

The Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage

The Chamberlain-Kay House

Garrison Farm

Faith Cabin Library

The Kennedy Street School

The Orr House

Pelzer Presbyterian Church

The Obediah Shirley House