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Brief History of Fountain Inn, SC

Fountain Inn is a small town filled with historic landmarks. The city got its name from the old inn with a fountain that was the most popular place for travelers looking to rest from the long journeys between Greenville and Columbia. The town was officially chartered in 1886. By this time, Fountain Inn encompassed a post office built in 1832, a two-room schoolhouse, and three stores, owned by the Holland family, the Cannon family, and the Kellett family. The Cannon family has contributed a lot to the building of the town, residents in the area almost named the town “Cannonville” in honor of the Cannon family.

Location of Fountain Inn, SC

Fountain Inn is a city in Greenville and Laurens counties in the state of South Carolina. Nestled in the foothills of the Upstate, Fountain Inn is only minutes from the mountains and a couple of hours from the coast, it is a charming city in the heart of an incredibly scenic state. It is Located 20 miles southeast of Greenville Real Estate and 21 miles northwest of Laurens Real Estate. Fountain Inn, SC has a total area of 5.5 square miles and has easy access to I-385.

Businesses and Employment in Fountain Inn, SC

Fountain Inn, despite being a small city has made many positive changes to its downtown business district and still managed to maintain that “feel” of a small southern town. Over the past few years, the charming streets of downtown Fountain Inn have been enlivened with the bustle of new construction and the reconstruction of some of the community’s historic buildings. There are businesses established and the dining scene has enlivened too.

Whether you are looking to start a business, explore an industry or already have an established job, Fountain Inn is just a short commute to almost anywhere you need to go.

Fountain Inn, SC Recreation and Amenities

If you are relocating to Fountain Inn, this charming small town features retail stores, restaurants, service-oriented businesses, and an event and art gallery creating a quaint “Main Street of Yesterday” atmosphere that you would love.

The City of Fountain Inn has one of the lowest crime rates in Greenville County. Police departments, firefighters, and paramedics are working together to make living in Fountain Inn safe and secure.

The city also has an excellent recreation department offering a wide variety of activities for all ages. Some of the events include Aunt Het Day, The Annual Christmas Parade, The Spirit of Christmas Past Festival, the annual horse show, and the annual William D. “Bill” Abercrombie Memorial Golf Tournament.

There is a strong sense of community in Fountain Inn and the quiet living makes this community an ideal place for relocation or retirement.

Fountain Inn, SC Real Estate

Fountain Inn, SC real estate offers various housing options within historic older neighborhoods, traditional neighborhoods, suburban areas, or downtown. These include Fountain Inn’s new construction homes, townhomes, and condominiums in all styles and price ranges. The average square foot for Fountain Inn SC was $101. The average listing price for homes for sale in Fountain Inn SC was $232,433.

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Schools Assigned to Neighborhoods in Fountain Inn, SC

Top rated schools in Fountain Inn, SC

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 School  Type GreatSchools Rating
Rudolph Gordon Elementary School Public district  
Bryson Middle School Public district  
Hillcrest Middle School Public district  
Hillcrest High School Public district  
Fountain Inn Elementary School Public district  

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