Get into Gaffney - page 1

Welcome to
Gaffney, South Carolina
– where the past is honored, the present is
engaging, and the future inviting. With a population of
12,456 and a location midway between Greenville, South
Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina, Gaffney offers both small
city charm and easy access to big cities. Despite its small size, Gaffney
will surprise you in great ways. You will find much to enjoy in the historic
business and residential districts, parks and recreational areas, museums and
galleries, Revolutionary War era sites, and a variety of entertaining local events
throughout the year. So, for a day, a weekend or a lifetime, get into Gaffney.
Make your first stop the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery, where staff members will welcome you and provide
information customized to meet your needs for travel or relocation. The Center is located just two miles off I-85 (Exit 92)
at 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341.
Operating hours are seasonal. During standard time the Visitors Center is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. During
daylight savings time, open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays open 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. year round.
Telephone: (864) 487-6244, Fax: (864) 487-8528, Email:
, Website:
The Gaffney Visitors Guide is prepared and provided by the City of Gaffney Department of Marketing and Tourism.
What’s Inside
Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Gaffney History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Revolutionary War History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Registered Historic Districs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Visual Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Performing Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Recreation & Special Events . . . . . . . . . . 8-11
Itinerary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Gaffney Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Restaurants & Hotels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15
Shopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-17
Living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19
Educational & Information Resorces. . 20-21
Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
City Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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