Voted "one of the ten best towns for families" in 2010 by Family Circle Magazine, Simpsonville South Carolina is a culturally rich city that can make a wonderful home for residents of all ages. Located just 15 miles southeast of Greenville this charming town boasts low unemployment rates, great schools, and enjoyable year-round weather. Real estate includes a little bit of everything, from newly constructed townhomes to luxurious estates on beautiful plots of land.
Taking a stroll through the downtown Simpsonville area means the opportunity to see a variety of historic sights. Since its construction in 1986, the clock tower has become a symbolic monument of a passion for business as well as the city itself. Simpsonville also has a rich artistic history, made apparent by historically rich murals on its buildings. The Provident Community Bank has commissioned a mural, which pays homage to the city’s ever-changing and growing character. The train and heels represent hard work and progress. In the 19th century, Simpsonville was known for being a center of transportation. Other historic symbols include the historic pharmacy built on East Curtis Street in 1886, as well as the Woodside Mill, the economic center of the city in the early 20th century.
Simpsonville also supports artists and musicians through the Simpsonville Arts Foundation, Inc. Artists of all kinds are supported through events sponsorship and promotion, advocacy, and grants. The community of Simpsonville is truly enhanced by appreciation for its artists. Some events promoted by the Arts Foundation include free summer concert series located at the Clock Tower as well as workshops for those interested in learning or improving their skills. Simpsonville has the charm of a true southern small town with a keen appreciation for economic development and cultural growth. The neighborhoods are distinguished with character and also have the friendly neighborhood appeal that is so common to small towns.