Greenwood is the geographical, cultural and historical center of the railroad and mill town in upstate South Carolina that had its greatest period of growth and prosperity from 1890 to 1920. Now, roughly a century later, Greenwood has restored many of its commercial buildings to that same time period, revitalizing the “Uptown” area into a great public space.
The first railroad... read more
Historic Buildings around Uptown are being preserved and rehabilitated. There is a special tax assessment for eligible rehabilitated historic properties. Take a look some projects:
Great Things Growing
Toughman South Carolina
- Date: 09/28/2019 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TOUGHMAN South Carolina is a half iron distance and a quarter iron distance triathlon event featuring a lake swim and a point to point bike with the bike and run finishes in Uptown Greenwood. Uptown Greenwood is one of South Carolina's best kept secrets - and now our triathletes will get a chance to not only see Uptown Greenwood, but to race in the heart of the Emerald City's Main business district.
Post Event, athletes will enjoy the normal festivities while also being able to enjoy Uptown Greenwood's host of restaurants and shops.