Cherokee County, South Carolina Basics:

Cherokee County South Carolina - Government Site

Population: 55,760
Area: 393 square miles
County seat: Gaffney
Area code(s) in use: 864
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 74.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
Median household income: $33,512
Persons in poverty: 22.8%
Home ownership rate: 65.8%
Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Cleveland (NC)  Rutherford (NC)  Spartanburg  Union  York  

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Map of the Cherokee County area

Our detail map of Cherokee County shows the Cherokee County, South Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Cherokee County, South Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Davis Field Airport, Gaffney Airport, State Line Ultraport/Flightpark

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Skull Shoals

  Bridges     show all on map

Irene Bridge

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A J Eastwood Library, Ambustar Ambulance, American TransMed, Antioch Fire Department, Asbury Rehobeth Volunteer Fire Department, Blacksburg Branch Library, Blacksburg Police Department, Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department, Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department, Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Cherokee - Kings Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Cherokee County Courthouse, Cherokee County Jail, Cherokee County Public Library, Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Cherokee Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Corinth Volunteer Fire Department, DMW Volunteer Fire Department, Gaffney City Fire Department, Gaffney City Fire Department East Gaffney, Gaffney City Fire Department Overbrook, Gaffney City Hall, Gaffney Police Department, Goucher - White Plains Fire Department, Grassy Pond Volunteer Fire Department, Macedonia Volunteer Fire Department, Macedonia Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Macedonia Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Ninety Nine Island Power Plant, South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop 4 Post A, Twin River Fire Department, Upstate Carolina Medical Center Emergency Medical Services

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Abingdon Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Asbury Cemetery, Beulah Cemetery, Blacksburg Cemetery, Blalock Cemetery, Bridges Cemetery, Buffalo Cemetery, Burns Cemetery, Byars Cemetery, Byars Cemetery, Byars Cemetery, Camp Cemetery, Camp Cemetery, Canaan Cemetery, Cherokee Creek Cemetery, Christian Fellowship Cemetery, Clary Cemetery, Clingham Memorial Cemetery, Concord Cemetery, Corinth Cemetery, Crestview Cemetery, Deal Cemetery, Divine True Holiness Cemetery, Dye Cemetery, Ellis Cemetery, Ellis Cemetery, Etters Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Frederick Memorial Gardens, Furnace Place Cemetery, Gaffney Memorial Park, Galilee Cemetery, Goode Cemetery, Gordon Cemetery, Gordon Cemetery, Green Bethel Cemetery, Heathcock Cemetery, Holt Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, Horton Cemetery, Horton Cemetery, Howser Cemetery, Huskey Cemetery, Huskins Cemetery, Island Creek Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Jolly Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Kings Mountain Battleground Cemetery, Limestone Cemetery, Linder Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, Little Memorial Cemetery, Love Springs Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, Martin Cemetery, Mikes Creek Cemetery, Mount Paran Cemetery, Mount Sinai Cemetery, Mount View Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, Mullinax Cemetery, New Pleasant Cemetery, Oak Grove Cemetery, Oakland Cemetery, Painter Cemetery, Pine Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Providence Cemetery, Robbs Cemetery, Rock Springs Cemetery, Ross Cemetery, Ross Cemetery, Sandpit Cemetery, Sarratt Cemetery, Sarratt Cemetery, Sarratt Cemetery, Shady Grove Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, State Line Cemetery, Stewart Cemetery, Suck Creek Cemetery, Watkins Cemetery, Whig Hill Cemetery, Williams Cemetery, Willis Cemetery, Youngs Grove Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

East Gaffney Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Abingdon Creek Church, Alberts Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (historical), Allen Temple, Antioch Baptist Church, Antioch Baptist Church, Antioch Church (historical), Asbury Church, Assembly of God Church (historical), Beaverdam Baptist Church, Beech Street Presbyterian Church, Berry Memorial Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Bethseda Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg Presbyterian Church (historical), Blue Branch Church, Brown Chapel (historical), Buffalo Baptist Church, Buford Street United Methodist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Canaan Church, Central Church, Cherokee Avenue Baptist Church, Cherokee Baptist Church, Christian Heights Baptist Church, Church of God, Church of God, Church of God, Concord Baptist Church, Corinth Baptist Church, Crestview Church, Deliverance Jesus As Lord Church, Divine True Holiness Church of God, Draytonville Baptist Church, Dunton United Methodist Church, East Gaffney Baptist Church, East Side Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, El Bethel Baptist Church, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Fairview Baptist Church, Faith Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Foursquare Gospel Church, Freewill Church (historical), Gethsemane Church, Goucher Baptist Church, Gowdeysville Baptist Church, Grassy Pond Baptist Church, Green Bethel Church, High Point Church, Holiness Church (historical), Hopewell Church, Hopewell Church, Ingram Presbyterian Church (historical), Island Creek Baptist Church, Kirby Memorial Baptist Church, Knuckles Chapel, Limestone Baptist Church, Limestone Presbyterian Church, Limestone Springs Church, Limestone Street Methodist Church, Little Memorial Baptist Church, Love Springs Baptist Church, Love Springs Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, Marion Avenue Church of Christ, Massadonia Baptist Church (historical), McKowns Mountain Church, Mesopotamia Church, Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Midway Baptist Church, Midway Church, Mikes Creek Baptist Church, Mitchell Chapel Church of God (historical), Mount Ararat Church, Mount Joy Church (historical), Mount Paran Baptist Church, Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Mount View Church (historical), Mount View Church (historical), Mount Zion Baptist Church, Mulberry Church, New Hope Baptist Church, New Mount Zion Baptist Church, New Pleasant Baptist Church, Ninety Nine Island Church, Northside Baptist Church, Oak Grove Church (historical), Oak Grove Independent Baptist Church, Oakdale Church, Open Door Baptist Church, Pacolet Road Church, Philadelphia Baptist Church, Pine Grove Baptist Church, Piney Grove Church, Piney Grove Church (historical), Piney Grove Church (historical), Pleasant Grove Church (historical), Pleasant Hill Church, Providence Baptist Church, Rehobeth Church, Robinson Church (historical), Rock Springs Baptist Church, Rose Hill Baptist Church, Sacred Heart Church, Saint John Methodist Church, Saint Johns Church, Salem Church, Sardis Church, Shady Grove Baptist Church, Skull Shoals Baptist Church, Smyrna Baptist Church, Southside Baptist Church, State Line Baptist Church, Suck Creek Baptist Church, Temple Baptist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Thicketty Mountain Church (historical), Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (historical), True Holiness Church, Union Church, United Pentecostal Church, West End Baptist Church, White Plains Baptist Church, White Plains Baptist Church of Christ, Wilkinsville Church, Youngs Grove Baptist Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Bordens Ferry (historical), Cherokee Ferry (historical), Interchange 102, Interchange 104, Interchange 105, Interchange 86, Interchange 90, Interchange 92, Interchange 95, Interchange 96, Interchange 99, Island Ferry (historical), Smiths Ford, Smiths Ford Ferry (historical)

  Dams     show all on map

Brumbach Pond Dam D-3412, Cherokee Golf Pond Dam Number One D-3404, Cherokee Golf Pond Dam Number Two D-1418, Country Club Pond Dam D-3416, Gaston Shoals Dam, Long Pond Dam D-3414, Mattox Pond Dam D-3421, Modler Pond Dam D-3420, Ninety-Nine Islands Dam, Ninetynine Island Dam, Shrine Club Lake Dam D-3415, South Carolina Noname 11001 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11002 D-3409 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11003 D-3413 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11004 D-3407 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11005 D-3405 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11006 D-3406 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11008 D-3408 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11010 D-3422 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11011 D-3423 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11012 D-3403 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11013 D-1416 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11014 D-3399 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11015 D-3400 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11016 D-3419 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11017 D-3401 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11018 D-3402 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11020 D-1431 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11021 D-1432 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11022 D-3417 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11023 D-3410 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11024 D-3424 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11025 D-3411 Dam, South Carolina Noname 11026 D-3418 Dam, South Carolina Noname 16028 D-3725 Dam, Thicketty Creek WCD Dam Number 26

  Hospitals     show all on map

Cherokee County Health Center, County Memorial Hospital, Upstate Carolina Medical Center

  Islands     show all on map

Goat Island, Ninetynine Islands

  Lakes     show all on map

Harris Lake

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Brick House Farms, Cherokee National Golf and Recreation Club, Cherokee Plaza Shopping Center, Cherokee Shopping Center, Cherokee Speedway, Fernandeis Mill (historical), Gaffney Country Club, Gaffney Mall Shopping Center, Humphries Mill (historical), Masons Store (historical), Meadow Creek Industrial Center, South Hills Shopping Center, Southway Shopping Center

  Mines     show all on map

Blacksburg Quarry, Dixon Gold Mine, Southern Gold Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Cherokee Ford Recreation Area, Cowpens National Battlefield, Gaffney Commercial Historical District, Gaffney Residential Historic District, Irene Park, Limestone Springs Historic District, McCluney Park, Milliken Park, Thomson Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Abingdon, Antioch, Arrowood, Asbury, Beaverdam, Belmont Acres, Blacksburg, Briar Creek, Brookwood Estates, Buffalo, Buford Heights, Canterbury, Carter Heights, Cashion Crossroads, Cherokee Falls, Cherokee Hills, College Park, Connecticut Park, Country Club Estates, Crestmont, Dogwood Park, Dogwood Springs Park, Draytonville, East Gaffney, Easterly Heights, Etta (historical), Ezell (historical), Forest Hills, Forest Lake Homes, Gaffney, Garden Park, Gaston Shoals (historical), Glenhaven, Glenwood Estates, Goforth Cross Road (historical), Goucher, Gowdeysville (historical), Grassy Pond, Grindall (historical), Hancockville (historical), Harmony Hill, Hidden Acres Estates, Hillbrook, Huntington, Kings Creek, Kings Park, Laurelwood, Lawn (historical), Love Springs, Macedonia, Maplewood, Maud, Mercer (historical), Midway, Northgate, Penn Jones, Pleasant Meadows, Quail Hollow, Rosehill Park, Rutledge Acres, Rutledge Estates, Saratt, Shalimar, Smith Ford, State Line, Stuart Heights, Tanglewood, Thicketty, Wellington Manor, Westerly Park, White Plains, Wilburn (historical), Wilkinsville, Wood Haven Park, York Hills

  Post Offices     show all on map

Blacksburg Post Office, Gaffney Post Office, Sunny Side Post Office (historical)

  Rapidss     show all on map

Gaston Shoals, The Rapids

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Gaston Shoals Reservoir, Hammett Lake, Hammett Lake, Jolleys Lake, Lake Cherokee, Lake Whelchel, Lake Whelchel, Martin Lake, Ninety-Nine Island Reservoir, Scruggs Lake, Thicketty Creek Watershed 25 Reservoir, Thicketty Creek Watershed Number, Thicketty Creek Watershed Number 20 Reservoir, Thicketty Creek WCD Lake Number 26, Thicketty Mountain Lake, Watershed Number 16a Reservoir, Watershed Number 18 Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Silver Mine Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Abingdon School (historical), Alma Elementary School, Antioch School (historical), Antioch School (historical), Asbury School (historical), Asevorts School (historical), Asevorts School (historical), B D Lee Elementary School, Bamburg School (historical), Bamburg School (historical), Battle Grounds School (historical), Beaver Dam School (historical), Blacksburg Elementary School, Blacksburg High School, Buffalo School (historical), Butler School (historical), Casnoe School (historical), Central Elementary School, Central School (historical), Cherokee Area Vocational School, Cherokee Avenue Graded School (historical), Cherokee Progressive School (historical), Chesnut School (historical), Clary Line School (historical), Concord School (historical), Corinth Elementary School, Draytonville Elementary School, Draytonville School (historical), East Junior High School, Ebenezer School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Gaffney Christian Academy, Gaffney Day School, Gaffney High School, Galilee School (historical), Golden Springs School (historical), Goucher Elementary School, Goucher School (historical), Gowdeysville School (historical), Gowdeysville School (historical), Grassy Pond School (historical), Green Bethel School, Griffin Hill School (historical), Heritage Christian School, Holly Grove School (historical), Island Creek School (historical), Island Creek School (historical), J Paul Beam Elementary School, Kings Creek School (historical), Limestone College, Limestone Elementary SChool, Love Springs School (historical), Luther L Vaughan Elementary School, Macedonia Elementary School, Mary Bramlett Elementary School, McGill School (historical), McGowen School (historical), Midway School (historical), Mike Creek School (historical), Morgan Elementary School, Mount Sinai School (historical), Mount Zion School (historical), Mulberry School (historical), New Pleasant School (historical), New Pleasant School (historical), Ninety Nine Island School (historical), Ninety Nine Island School (historical), Oak Grove School (historical), Philadelphia School (historical), Pleasant Grove School (historical), Robbs School (historical), Rock Springs School (historical), Saint Paul School (historical), Saint Peters School (historical), Sarratt School (historical), Shady Grove School (historical), Smith Ford School (historical), Star Farm School (historical), Star Farm School (historical), State Line School (historical), Sunnyside School (historical), Thicketty Mountain School (historical), Timber Ridge School (historical), West End Elementary School, West Junior High School, White Plains School (historical), White Plains Schools (historical), Wilkinsville School (historical), Wilkinsville School (historical), Young School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Limestone Spring, Lipscombe Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Abingdon Creek, Allison Creek, Bear Creek, Bee Branch, Beech Branch, Bells Branch, Big Blue Branch, Big Branch, Blackrock Branch, Blanton Creek, Blue Branch, Bowens River, Buffalo Creek, Canoe Creek, Cartum Branch, Cherokee Creek, Clary Creek, Cole Creek, Cowpens Creek, Crocker Branch, Dellingham Branch, Dixon Branch, Doolittle Creek, Dry Branch, Dry Fork Creek, Furnace Creek, Garner Branch, Gault Creek, Gault Creek, Gilkey Creek, Goucher Creek, Gum Root Creek, Hammett Grove Branch, Irene Creek, Jenkins Branch, Jones Creek, Jumping Branch, Kendrick Branch, Kings Creek, Limestone Creek, Limestone Creek, Linder Creek, Little Horse Creek, Little London Creek, Little Thicketty Creek, London Creek, Long Branch of Island Creek, Lusts Mill Creek, Manning Branch, McKowns Creek, Mikes Creek, Mill Branch, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Minkum Creek, Modlin Branch, Nells Branch, North Goucher Creek, Peeler Branch, Peoples Creek, Plum Branch, Polecat Creek, Ponders Branch, Providence Branch, Quinton Branch, Rocky Branch, Rocky Ford Creek, Ross Creek, Sarratt Creek, Service Branch, Skelton Creek, South Goucher Creek, Spencer Branch, Stonehouse Branch, Thicketty Creek, Thicketty Mountain Creek, Timber Ridge Branch, Toms Branch, Wolf Branch, Wylies Creek, Zekial Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Browns Mountain, Draytonville Mountain, Jefferson Mountain, McKowns Mountain, Thicketty Mountain, Whitaker Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

WEAC-AM (Gaffney), WFGN-AM (Gaffney), WYFG-FM (Gaffney),

Cherokee County, South Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCherokee County White population 42,87942,879  
BlackCherokee County Black population 11,48711,486
MixedCherokee County Mixed population 725724
AsianCherokee County Asian population 335334
American IndianCherokee County American Indian population 279278
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCherokee County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 5655

Additional population tables :
State population table
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