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Quality of Life Guide
The Quality of Life Guide is a publication produced by Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce with a variety of information about the Spartanburg area. This is not a comprehensive guide, but merely a starting point to give you an overview of the wonderful quality of place that make up Spartanburg County and local municipalities. READ ONLINE
Spartanburg County is comprised of 13 municipalities, along with several other unincorporated towns, making it one of the most diverse counties in the state. Each offers its own blend of character and individuality. Spartanburg is home to 293,542 county residents, 37,525 city residents and more than 16,000 college students. Residents enjoy a lower cost of living and an average of 225 sunny days per year. Focused on creating a culture of health, Spartanburg is home to award-winning wellness initiatives and healthcare institutions. In Spartanburg, we love where we live.
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Home to the world headquarters of Denny's and Milliken & Company, the only BMW Manufacturing Co. plant in the United States, more than 100 international businesses, seven Colleges and Universities, and countless small businesses, there are ample employment opportunities in Spartanburg. Spartanburg County is unmatched statewide in economic development and job creation, with 2,163 new jobs created in 2015. There are more than 19,000 jobs within a 1.5 mile radius of Downtown Spartanburg.
There are more than 200 miles of walking and biking trails in Spartanburg County. Croft State Park, the Palmetto Trail, the Mary Black Rail Trail and the Cottonwood Trail are readily accessible for those who enjoy a breath of fresh air. Spartanburg is home to the Carolina Panthers Training Camp each summer, which brings more than 75,000 fans to the area.
Visit The Chapman Cultural Center, an 86,000 square foot facility that is home to the cultural community for visual and performing arts, science and history. It also is the home to the Spartanburg County Museum of Art, the Regional History Museum, Ballet Spartanburg, the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Spartanburg Science Center among others.
Recently designated as the second Cultural Arts District in South Carolina, Spartanburg's cultural and arts scene is thriving, with more than 156 studios, 78 works of public art, and 1,872 events and festivals each year.