About Anderson

  • Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Anderson is positioned only two hours north of Atlanta, Georgia and two hours south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Over 3000 miles of beautiful Hartwell Lake shorelines skirts Anderson County. Anderson County has a population of 172,988 and covers 777 square miles. The city of Anderson's population is approximately 25,514. In 2000, Anderson was named the "All-American City" by the National Civic League.  Anderson offers a mild climate with four distinct seasons, with mild winters and warm summers. The average temperature is 62°, and the area boasts an average 248 days a year of sunshine.* 
     
    To learn more about Anderson, please visit the following sites:


    Anderson Chamber of Commerce

    Anderson Independent Newspaper 

    Visit Anderson.com

    City of Anderson 

    **A special thank you to the Anderson Chamber of Commerce for the use of facts obtained from their website.