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Gaffney, SC

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.getintogaffney.com/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.cherokeechamber.org/

Population:
12968 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1803 (store), 14-May-1836 (post office), 1873 (railroad), 8-Apr-1879 (renamed), 1857 (incorporated)

County:
Cherokee County

Named for Michael Gaffney, who established a store on the site in 1803.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Limestone College
1845

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andie MacDowell
Actor
21-Apr-1958   St. Elmo's Fire
Larry Wilkerson
Government
15-Jun-1945   Former aide to Colin Powell



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