Cherokee County, South Carolina

Cherokee Co., SC

Cherokee County, SC


The county was formed in 1897 from parts of York, Union, and Spartanburg Counties. It was named for the Cherokee people who historically occupied this area prior to European encounter.

The Battle of Cowpens, a decisive engagement of the American Revolution's southern theatre, was fought on January 17, 1781, in northwestern Cherokee County, north of the town of Cowpens.
Source: Wikipedia

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Cleveland County, North Carolina - north
York County - east
Union County - south
Spartanburg County - west
Rutherford County, North Carolina - northwest

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