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Located in the rolling hills of Greenville County, Southern Carolina, Simpsonville paints a picture of suburban living under pleasant sunny skies. The city offers a unique way of living by combining luxurious real estate, sustainable living, and a plethora of things to see, including a multitude of parks, nature reserves, and picturesque falls.
The Battle of the Great Cane Brake was fought near Simpsonville in 1775, and Simpsonville found its feet when Peter Simpson moved to town to open a post office and a blacksmith shop. Through his years of dedication, he built a community around the area, and ultimately, the expanding town was named on his behalf, and Simpsonville was incorporated in 1901.
This city is made up of young professionals and families; this, along with a host of great schools, makes Simpsonville a great place to reside. Topping both Charleston and Clemson, Simpsonville ranks as No. 6 on the list of 10 best places to live, based on education opportunities, housing values, and crime rates.
There is one charter school, as well as about 30 private schools, in addition to 17 universities in the city, so there are plenty of options for finding the right educational environment for your student.
Brashier Middle College Charter School soars above the average for the state in test scores and consistently features among the top schools in South Carolina. Apart from this, schools like The Goddard School also offer daycare and more comprehensive childcare programs.
Homes for Sale in Simpsonville
Simpsonville is a pleasant city with 224 beautiful sunny days, making it an ideal place for you to explore and enjoy. Simpsonville also receives higher rainfall than the national average at 48 inches.
The most pleasant months in Simpsonville are comprised of May and September, while July and January might be a touch uncomfortable because of humidity.
Summer highs hit the 90-degree mark, while the average snowfall is around 3 inches per year. However, December and January are the coldest months and experience temperature drops below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
This city is serviced by the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, which is located within a 12-mile radius. Greenlink is the primary transport provider with their buses connecting this charming little city to Greenville and Mauldin. There is also a plethora of agencies available that provide buses and cars for private use or for self-driving around the city.
The South Carolina Highway 14 runs through the center of Simpsonville as the Main Street and has Interstate 385 running through it that can take you to Clinton and Greenville in 20-30 minutes.
Living in Simpsonville
Spread over 9.37 square miles and with a population of 21,423, this quaint town offers the best of a dense suburban feel. Lush greenery embraces the city with an array of forested areas, a multitude of local parks, and beautiful trees lining the streets.
Simpsonville is part of the Golden strip Highway (Interstate 385) and may just be one of the fastest developing cities in South Carolina. It evolved from a stagecoach stop during the 1820s and now houses a Heritage Park.
The Simpsonville Planning Commission recently made way for more growth by suggesting approval of plans for hundreds of more homes as well as a manufacturing distribution facility.
The business industry continues to boom, and there are plenty of job opportunities available in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and electronics. Apart from businesses, there are plenty of restaurants, clinics, and recreational facilities available.
The median home value is around $222,066, while the average rent is about $1,232 per month. The majority of the homes are family-owned, with apartments being the second most popular living space.
Things to Do in Simpsonville
This vibrant and thriving city will keep you entertained with its dining and shopping opportunities, seasonal events, and outdoor activities. Attractions like Discovery Island, a water theme park with features such as a lazy river, and the 4 tier Splash and Play will keep you entertained for hours. This water park also hosts South Carolina’s only perpetual wave attraction.
If you are more of an outdoors person, Heritage Park is a great local spot for hiking and biking. Multiple baseball/softball fields keep sports enthusiasts excited, while playgrounds and a working steam train replica keep kids busy. In the evenings, you can also catch a show at the Heritage Park Amphitheater, which brings in local as well as nationally touring artists.
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