Spartanburg County District 5 serves the northwest portion of the county and contains a number of communities including Wellford, Lyman, and Duncan. Each community is an all growing suburb of Spartanburg and showcases what makes the state so special.
Each community is conveniently located near Interstate 85, making travel viable to bigger cities. While a small community, it's becoming more and more popular with those who are choosing to relocate to South Carolina. The influx of large international corporations has created many opportunities and is a staple in why District 5 has become one of the fastest growing districts in the state. With an array of beautiful scenery and numerous parks in which to take quiet walks or enjoy a picnic, District 5 shows each and every day why it's popularity continues to grow.
Spartanburg County School District 5 has a rich history of excellence and is one of the top performing districts in academic achievement in not only the entire state, but the entire southeast. Byrnes High School is notorious for its prestigious football team, boasting ten state titles and has created a close-knit community throughout the entire district. Although known for its athletics, Byrnes High School has also garnished multiple awards for its academic excellence, most recently the highest average ACT score in Spartanburg County. For residents who want an excellent education for their children, District 5 easily provides that and much more.
Due to its winning combination of small-town living and affordability, real estate in District 5 is very affordable for buyers looking to purchase their first home. In addition, the area is experiencing an influx of retirees in recent years, thanks to its low real estate costs and its small-town atmosphere. For retirees who are looking to downsize and relax in a true country setting, there is no better place than District 5.