Greenwood is located in the Upper Savannah Region of Upstate South Carolina. Greenwood is one hour south of Greenville, SC and one hour north of Augusta, GA. Greenwood is the economic center of six surrounding counties - Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, and Saluda.
According to statistics from the 2010 US Census, the City of Greenwood has an estimated population of 23,222. The regional estimated population (total of 2,990 square miles) according to the 2010 US Census is .
As of June 2007, the City limits of Greenwood cover 15.825 square miles. Over the last 5 years, the City limits have increased in land mass by14.88% due to an aggressive annexation program implemented by the City and the Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works (CPW).
Quality of Life
Greenwood provides a friendly, small-town setting along with the progressive and active environment of a larger city. Greenwood is the home to numerous community assets including Lake Greenwood, Lander University, Piedmont Technical College, Self Regional Healthcare, Connie Maxwell Children's Home, Wesley Commons Retirement Community, Greenwood Mall, Uptown Greenwood, excellent schools, churches, cultural opportunities, and much, much more.