Spartanburg Co., SC

Spartanburg Co., SC


Early European settlers to this area included French fur trappers, English woodsmen, and Scots-Irish farmers. Few remnants survive from these early pioneering days, but traces can be found, particularly in the more rural areas of the county.

Spartanburg was named for the Revolutionary War militia, the Spartan Rifles, who teamed with General Daniel Morgan's troops to defeat the British in the Battle of Cowpens.

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Spartanburg County is bordered by Cherokee, Union, Laurens and Greenville Counties of South Carolina as well as Polk and Rutherford Counties in North Carolina.

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