Why Live In Easley SC?
The city of Easley SC is home to about 18,000 residents including those who commute to the nearby towns of Greenville and Anderson. Nestled near lakes and mountains, the town has natural beauty, wonderful industrial opportunities, and is the largest city in Pickens County. Quality of life is a key phrase that local residents use to describe their reason for choosing Easley SC as their home.
The diversity of the area is displayed during an event called "Spring Fling", which is hosted by the Easley Downtown Business Association. Sidewalks are lined with arts and crafts and entertainment fills the Market Square stage for the entire day.
In the 1960s, recreational opportunities were created in the area when the US Army Corps of Engineers formed three large, lakes with dams ( Hartwell, Keowee, and Jocassee). Nearby Lake Hartwell was created when the Savannah River was dammed. In the early 1970s, Duke Power built a nuclear fission reactor in the northern part of the county that has been providing power for the Easley area since 1973.
The largest economic sector in the area is manufacturing, which includes over 150 factories in the small county. A world-famous kayak manufacturer calls Easley home. For over 12 years now, Easley has also been the home of the Big League World Series which attracts visitors from around the world.
Easley SC Real Estate
There are a wide variety of Easley SC homes for sale to choose from; including entry level, luxury, golf course homes, gated community homes, and homes on large lots or acreage. With its proximity just west of the fast growing larger city of Greenville, the Easley real estate market is still very affordable with the average existing home valued under $100,000.