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Area Description

Simpsonville is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is part of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 18,244 at the 2010 census, and estimated at 19,056 in 2012. Simpsonville is part of the "Golden Strip", along with Mauldin and Fountain Inn, which is noted for having low unemployment due to a diversity of industries including Para-Chem, Kemet, and Milliken. Simpsonville is home to Hillcrest High School and Woodmont High School. Simpsonville is also home to the 2008 Little League Softball World Champions. There is a quaint downtown area with various specialty shops and dining, and an iconic clock tower.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   The great thing about this area, is that you can be in the mountains, at the lake, at a river, on a trail, or at the beach, or in the city all within less than a days drive. It is perfect as far as locality to all of those environments.

Cultural Activities

Public transportation

Public transportation in Simpsonville is available.

Medical Facilities

There is a VA outpatient clinic in the area, and there is a VA Hopital about an hour away in Columbia, SC.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  31.0  41.8  52.5  4.0 "  1.5 "
 Feb  34.0  45.3  56.5  4.2 "  0.6 "
 Mar  40.0  52.3  64.5  4.6 "  0.6 "
 Apr  47.5  60.3  73.0  3.3 "  0.0 "
 May  57.0  68.5  80.0  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Jun  65.5  76.5  87.5  3.9 "  0.0 "
 Jul  69.5  79.8  90.0  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Aug  68.5  78.8  89.0  4.3 "  0.0 "
 Sep  61.5  71.8  82.0  3.6 "  0.0 "
 Oct  49.5  61.3  73.0  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Nov  40.0  52.0  64.0  3.7 "  0.0 "
 Dec  33.0  43.5  54.0  4.3 "  0.2 "

There are 4 distinct seasons in this area. It is a very nice and tolerable climate.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Simpsonville Area, SC

Simpsonville Area, South Carolina cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Senior Assistance in Simpsonville Area, SC

Simpsonville Area, South Carolina offers the following assistance for seniors:

Simpsonville has a very vibrant and active Senior Center. The Center hosts wellness/exercise classes, craft fairs, pool and card tournaments, Health Fairs, and more! It is conveniently located close to the downtown area and attracts guests from the entire Golden Strip.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

There are volunteer opportunities in Simpsonville and all over the upstate of SC. There are several hospitals, elder care facilties, schools, festivals, senior activity centers, and churches etc. There are plenty of ways to be involved.

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