Clemson, South Carolina has a population of over 12,000, but is the center of the Greenville-Spartanburg Metropolitan Area with a population of over 43,000. The city is best known as the home of Clemson University.
The climate in Clemson is considered moderate with an average temperature in winter of 42 degrees. The average summer temperature is 78 degrees.
Some historical sites to visit in Clemson include Clemson University Historic Districts I & II, Fort Hill, Hanover House, Old Stone Church and Cemetery, and the J.C. Stribling Barn. The shores of Lake Hartwell, with its new boardwalk, and the South Carolina Botanical Garden are also wonderful sites to see in Clemson.
Oconee County Regional Airport is 3 miles west of Clemson, while the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is located nearby as well. Amtrak’s Crescent line also provides east coast service through Clemson.