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Fountain Inn at a Glance

Geography
Region: Upstate, Piedmont
Counties: Greenville, Laurens
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

Climate
Average monthly temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit: January: 41; February: 44; March: 52; April: 61; May: 69; June: 77; July: 80; August: 79; September: 72; October: 61; November: 51; December: 43

Annual average high temperature: 73
Annual average minimum temperature: 49
Annual mean temperature: 61
Annual average precipitation: 47.36 inches

Population
2017 estimate
City of Fountain Inn: 8000
Greenville County: 495,777
Laurens County: 67,486

Average Household Income
2017 estimate
Fountain Inn: $54,344
Greenville County: $69,242
Laurens County: $51,842

Government
Type of county government: Council/administrator
Number of county council members: 12
Length of terms: Four years
Type of city government: Council/mayor/administrator
Number of city council members: Six
Length of terms: Four years; terms are staggered every two years

Organizations
Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fountain Inn, Fountain Inn Garden Club, Fountain Inn Music Club, American Legion Auxiliary, Fountain Inn Symphony, Fountain Inn Chorale, Fountain Inn Repertory Experience, Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountain to Midlands, Boy Scouts of America Troop 48

Major employers:
Greenville County Schools, Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors, Bosch Rexroth Corp., Continental Automotive Systems, Inc., Grainger, KS Bearings Inc., Rich Products Corp., Saati, S.C. Plastics, Unisite, ZF Transmissions, Greenville Health System

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