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Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs is located in South Carolina
Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs
Location in South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Anderson
794 ft (242 m)
 • Total 1,002
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1231773

Sandy Springs is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. It was first listed as a CDP in the 2020 census with a population of 1,002.

It is located on U.S. Route 76 between Anderson and Clemson. The name comes from a literal spring in the sands.

It is the birthplace of Freddie Stowers, the only African-American to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,002
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Sandy Springs CDP, South Carolina – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020 % 2020
White alone (NH) 785 78.34%
Black or African American alone (NH) 79 7.88%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Asian alone (NH) 25 2.50%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 0.10%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 59 5.89%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 53 5.29%
Total 1,002 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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