At A Glance

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GEOGRAPHY

Location
Simpsonville is positioned 34.71 degrees north of the equator and 82.24 degrees west of the prime meridian

Region in South Carolina
Northwest

County
Greenville

County seat
Greenville

Metropolitan
Statistical Area
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley

Miles to:
Columbia – 90
New York – 735
Miami – 726
Atlanta – 156
Charleston, S.C. – 205
Washington, D.C. – 494

POPULATION

2017
Simpsonville – 22,072
Greenville County – 506,837

2015
Simpsonville – 19,615
Greenville County – 474,266

2010
Simpsonville – 18,238
Greenville County – 451,225

2000
Simpsonville – 14,352
Greenville County – 379,616

1990
Simpsonville – 11,708;
Greenville County – 320,167

QUALITY OF LIFE

Organizations
Chamber of Commerce
Rotary Club
Lions Club
Kiwanis Club
Shriners
Jaycees

Music

Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
Carolina Youth Symphony
Greenville Chorale
Greenville Civic Band
Greenville County Youth Orchestra
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Heritage Chamber Society
The Younts Center for Performing Arts

Theater

Centre Stage – South Carolina
Greenville Little Theatre
The Peace Center
South Carolina Children’s Theatre
The Warehouse Theatre
GLOW Lyric Theatre
The Younts Center for the Performing Arts
Milltown Players

Dance

The Greenville Ballet
The Carolina Ballet Theatre

Art

Simpsonville Arts Foundation
Metropolitan Arts Council
Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery
Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green

The Fine Arts Center

Furman University Thompson Gallery
Greenville County Museum of Art
Upstate Visual Arts

Museums

Museum of Revolutionary War History
Greenville County Museum of Art
Children’s Museum of the Upstate
Upcountry History Museum
Museum and Library of Confederate History

GOVERNMENT

Type of city government
Council, mayor
Six council members
City council terms:
Four years; two-year staggered terms
Type of county government
Council, county administrator
Twelve council members
County council terms:
Four years

Fire department

65 personnel that includes one chief, one assistant chief, one fire marshal, one deputy fire marshal, one training officer, and 60 shift personnel dispersed throughout five stations.

Seven engines, one aerial platform, one heavy rescue truck, one HAZMAT truck, one brush truck, six administrative vehicles, a station pickup truck, a collapse/shoring trailer, a fire prevention/education trailer, and a former administrative vehicle used for personnel to travel to and from training classes.

It is a DHEC-certified first response department for medical response.

Police department

43 police officers
Eight dispatchers
Two civilian personnel