Fountain Inn

This is the perfect location to settle down in the middle of everything. 

Welcome to Fountain Inn

A charming town in the heart of Upstate South Carolina.
Tucked away in the gorgeous scenery of Upstate South Carolina is the charming town of Fountain Inn. Just minutes from the mountains and a few hours from the coast, this is the perfect location to settle down in the middle of everything. 
Residential areas offer various options that range from modern new construction to grand country estates. Communities offer plenty of sidewalk space and tree-lined streets that are quiet, open green spaces, community pools, and gathering spaces for community events. Many neighborhoods and builders offer customizable floor plans with various choices for styles and designs. The lots are ample in size and offer plenty of outdoor space for entertaining and playing. No matter what you’re looking for, Fountain Inn is sure to have it.

What to Love 

  • Community festivals and gatherings
  • A charming town with natural beauty
  • Gorgeous new construction homes

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Fountain Inn love the charm and history that makes this city so unique and special. The brand-new history center allows residents to look deeper at the city’s founding and growth. 
Proximity to the mountains and the coast provides convenience when exploring, yet there’s so much to do right in town. This includes the farmers’ market on Saturdays, enjoying a show at the new Center for Visual and Performing Arts, and much more. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Though Fountain Inn is on the smaller side, residents have various retail shopping and dining options. Whether you’re perusing downtown or want to venture into a nearby city for more high-end options, there’s something for you.
Spend your days downtown exploring local boutiques like the Black Tulip, a lifestyle and women’s apparel boutique; Lilies on Main for all your floral arrangements; or The Sock Ministry, perfect for everything menswear. The Southern Sisters Boutique offers women’s clothing, pressed-flower jewelry, accessories, and more. 
After shopping, stop at Sweet Catherine’s Restaurant for some sassy Southern cooking. This local staple is dedicated to making everything from scratch with locally sourced ingredients when available. Everything from their fried green tomatoes to the Low Country Rueben is impressive. The Whistle Stop at The American Cafe is another go-to location for residents. This vintage cafe has the motto “the past is always present” and offers a selection of Southern classics and American staples.

Things to Do 

Fountain Inn offers several outdoor spaces for residents, like Cedar Falls Park. This park offers playgrounds and picnic areas for those who want to take in the afternoon sunshine, but you’ll also find walking trails with falls and rapids, plus a river for fishing.
The Sounds of Summer is a special series that runs on Friday nights in the summer and offers residents a chance to see performances at the Commerce Park Stage. Grab your dinner and drinks, pick a spot on the lawn, and enjoy a beautiful summer night with the community listening to live music. A can’t-miss festivity in Fountain Inn is the Juneteenth Soul Food Festival. This event features a day dedicated to soul food, music, and entertainment. This event is for you if you’re interested in a unique cultural experience, delicious food, and community spirit.
Residents also enjoy the Farmers Market, which carries the freshest, locally sourced vendors in South Carolina. Enjoy more than 40 vendors and crowds of up to 40,000 people at this coveted location.


Residents of Fountain Inn attend the exceptional Greenville County Schools. Other notable schools in the area include:
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Overview for Fountain Inn, SC

10,237 people live in Fountain Inn, where the median age is 32.6 and the average individual income is $27,283. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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32.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Fountain Inn, SC

Fountain Inn has 3,547 households, with an average household size of 2.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fountain Inn do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,237 people call Fountain Inn home. The population density is 1,244.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.19 / 50.81%

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Schools in Fountain Inn, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Fountain Inn. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Fountain Inn Elementary
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