Gaffney Cherokee County, South Carolina

Gaffney: City in South Carolina

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About

Gaffney is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,414. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 12,609 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1871.

Geography

Gaffney is located at 35°4'18"N 81°38'59"W (35.0717900, -81.6498200).

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Gaffney HIstorical District
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Gaffney Quick Facts

Population : 12,609 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Postal code : 29340–29342
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 0.31%
Land as percent of area : 99.69%
Altitude : 804 feet / 245 meters
Capital city : Gaffney is capital of Cherokee County
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:44:03 (14th June 2021)
Population growth : 1.55% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Gaffney increased by 1.55% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,414 - census
2011 12,465 0.41% estimation process
2012 12,510 0.36% estimation process
2013 12,590 0.64% estimation process
2014 12,624 0.27% estimation process
2015 12,614 -0.08% estimation process
2016 12,617 0.02% estimation process
2017 12,505 -0.9% estimation process
2018 12,552 0.37% estimation process
2019 12,609 0.45% estimation process

Gaffney zip code is 29340. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 45021

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People born in Gaffney (32)

People born in Gaffney, including actress and model Andie MacDowell, athletics competitor Tim Montgomery, Athletics competitor Sam Graddy, you can see a list of people who born in Gaffney.

Schools

College & universities near Gaffney

Code Name City ZIP
218238 Limestone College Gaffney (SC) 29340-3799

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gaffney

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL

Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Blacksburg 1,880 Town in South Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Gaffney distances to largest South Carolina cities

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