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Pumpkintown, South Carolina
Unincorporated community
Location of Pumpkintown in South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Pickens County
Settled 1745
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1250271
Other names Pumpkin Town
Punkin Town

Pumpkintown is an unincorporated community in Pickens County, South Carolina, on State Highway 8 northwest of Greenville.

History

The community was settled before 1791, and was originally called "Pumpkin Town", named by an anonymous early traveler who was impressed at seeing the nearby Oolenoy River valley covered with large yellow pumpkins.

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