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Williamston, SC Real Estate

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Brief History of Williamston, SC

The town of Williamston was initially known as Mineral Springs as the town is famous for its mineral springs and it is because of this that the town grew and became the Saratoga of the South. The spring was discovered by West Allen Williams on his property and the town was named after him in the mid-1880s. During the boom of the textile industry, cotton mills settled in Williamston and played a major role in shaping the communities.

Location of Williamston, SC

Williamston is located in Anderson County but only 30 minutes southwest of Greenville. Williamston is in a great location – the town has highways 8, 20, and 29 leading its citizens to upstate corridors including nearby Interstate 85.  Williamston is home to over 4,000 residents. It is a small southern town with rich culture located in the heart of an incredibly scenic state.

Businesses and Employment in Williamston, SC

Williamston, despite being a small town has made many positive changes to its downtown area and still managed to maintain that “feel” of a small southern town. The charming streets of downtown Williamston have been enlivened with the bustle of retail businesses and dining scenes.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williamston, SC, are manufacturing, construction, and health care & social assistance. The most common job groups of people living in Williamston, SC, are production occupations, sales & related occupations, and construction & extraction occupations.

Williamston, SC Recreation and Amenities

Williamston, SC has plenty of fun festivals and activities great for families. The city park is a great place for a morning stroll and also the center for many events including the yearly beautiful Christmas light displays.

Though there are no hundreds of restaurants to be found in the downtown area, the town has a number of local favorites including Fiesta Mexican and Clock of Williamston. The town coffee shops are a must-visit too.

For other recreational opportunities in Williamston, one can visit the Welcome Ranch where you get pony rides and also a great place for events.

Williamston Real Estate

Williamston, SC offers affordable homes in the Upstate and becoming a popular place for relocation or retirement.  As of 2020, the median home value in Williamston is $119.8K, which is less than the national average.

Williamston real estate offers a variety of housing options for home buyers looking in a subdivision or non-subdivision area. There are plenty of choices to consider when relocating or buying a home in Williamston. Buyers can choose from single-family homes, condos or townhomes, older established neighborhoods to new construction homes in newer subdivisions.

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Schools Assigned to Neighborhoods in Williamston, SC

The town of Williamston is served by Anderson District One. The school district has eight elementary schools, three middle schools, and five high schools.

Click the link to view homes zoned to the following schools:

 School  Type GreatSchools Rating
Cedar Grove Elementary School Public district
Palmetto Elementary School Public district
Palmetto Middle School Public district
Palmetto High School Public district

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