Boiling Springs in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
This bubbling spring gave the community of Boiling Springs its name. Earliest records indicate settlement in the area began around this site in the mid-1700s. Prior to that trappers stopped here as they traveled the Piedmont en route from the mountains to the coast. In the early 1900s, the spring also was a popular place for farmers to stop and water their horses on their way to and from the market.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 35° 2.874′ N, 81° 59.035′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on McMillian Blvd near Boiling Springs Road (South Carolina Highway 9), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in a small park in the eastern corner of the intersection of McMillian Blvd and Highway 9. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boiling Springs SC 29316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boiling Springs Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Robin Helton Hearon Circle (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lake Bowen (approx. 5.4 miles away); Berlin Wall (approx. 5.4 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Peach Monument (approx. 5.9 miles away); "Sparky" the Family Train (approx. 6 miles away); Inman Veterans Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Jesse Cleveland (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boiling Springs.
More about this marker. The marker shown was erected in 1998, replacing a previous one. No information was provided on how old the previous marker was.
Also see . . . Boiling Springs, South Carolina. Boiling Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,648 times since then and 442 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.