Wellford was founded in 1740, and was originally called Beech Springs Township. It was renamed Wellford after a railroad conductor. Its original founders were strong leaders who are the reason why Wellford is able to continue to grow and flourish. Goals are continuously being set for the city, and things are always becoming better for its residents. Proof of that is in its safe city rating which was number 2 in the state in 2015. Homes for sale in Wellford SC could not be any better than they are right now because they provide something for everyone.
Wellford is part of Spartanburg county, is situated between Spartanburg and Greenville and has a population of just over 2500. Spartanburg is 20 minutes away from Wellford and Greenville is 25 minutes away. For recreational activities, Hollywild Animal Park is 15 minutes away, Paris Mountain is 30 minutes, Croft State Park is 35 minutes. Wellford is 10 minutes away from Lake Cooley, 15 minutes from Lyman Lake, 30 minutes from Lake Robinson.
Wellford is part of Spartanburg county district 5 schools, which ranks in the top 20 of the districts in the state in categories such as best district, best academics, and most diverse district. For secondary education, there are numerous nationally recognized and accredited colleges and universities with a 20-mile radius of Wellford.
For work, there are plenty of opportunities since Wellford is located between Spartanburg and Greenville, whose business is constantly expanding and has something for everyone.
There are plenty of Wellford SC homes for sale for those who are looking to make this quaint and driven town their new home.