At A Glance

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Geography

Region: Upstate, Piedmont
Counties: Greenville, Laurens
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

Climate

Average Monthly Temperatures in Degrees Fahrenheit:
January: 41
February: 44
March: 52
April: 61
May: 69
June: 77
July: 80
August: 79
September: 72
October: 61
November: 51
December: 43

Annual Average
High Temperature: 73

Annual Average
Minimum Temperature: 49

Annual Mean Temperature: 61

Annual Average
Precipitation: 47.36 inches

Population

2018 Estimate
City of Fountain Inn: 8688
Greenville County: 506,837
Laurens County: 66,848
Average Household Income 2018 Estimate
Fountain Inn: $51,705
Greenville County: $51,595
Laurens County: $39,848

Government

Type of County
Government: Council/Administrator

Number of County
Council Members: 12

Length of Terms: Four years

Type of City Government:
Council/Mayor/Administrator

Number of City
Council Members: Seven

Length of Terms: Four years
Terms are staggered every two years

Organizations
  • Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Fountain Inn
  • Fountain Inn Garden Club
  • American Legion Auxiliary
  • Fountain Inn Chorale
  • Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountain to Midlands
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 48
  • The Fountain Inn Music Club
Major employers
  • Greenville County Schools
  • Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors
  • Bosch Rexroth Corp.
  • Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
  • Grainger
  • KS Bearings Inc.
  • Rich Products Corp.
  • Saati
  • S.C. Plastics
  • Unisite
  • ZF Transmissions
  • Greenville Health System
  • Southeastern Products
  • Stueken
  • D&W Fine Pack
  • Tower Automotive
  • Pierburg, AVX Corp.
  • IPS Packaging
  • Astro American Chemical
  • EuroKera North America Inc.
  • Plastic Plate LLC.