Economic Development

Strategically located in the Upstate region of South Carolina along Highway 5 and nestled along the Interstate 85 corridor that runs from Montgomery, Alabama to Petersburg, Virginia. Blacksburg is the ideal place for commercial, industrial, residential, retail, and mixed-use industries looking for a viable location to plant roots and spur growth!

Blacksburg has the unique advantage of being nestled along a major interstate in the southeastern region of the United States with less than hour drives to large metropolitan areas while still retaining our small-town charm while preserving our rural heritage. Also, the Town of Blacksburg is the only municipality in Cherokee County that provides the accommodation of being a "one stop shop" due to the variety of services (Water, Sewer, Administration, Zoning, Police, Fire, Streets &Parks) the Town provides. The Town of Blacksburg is prime for growth due to state transportation improvement projects, town infrastructure projects, and excellent police and fire departments. Today, the Town of Blacksburg is striving to promote and attract a variety of development while developing a quality of life like no other in the upstate.  The Town of Blacksburg's Mayor, Council, and Administrative Department welcome and invite you to immerse yourself in the Iron City experience.

 The Town is located:

-4 miles from the North Carolina State Line

-8 miles from Kings Mountain State Park

-9 miles from Gaffney, SC (County Seat)

-10 miles to Kings Mountain Two Kings Casino (Opening 2021)

-30 miles to Lake Wylie

-32 miles to Interstate 26

-38 miles to Charlotte Douglas International Airport

-45 miles to Center City Charlotte, NC

-46 miles to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

-60 miles to Greenville, SC

Town Properties For Sale

307 W. Pine Street - Building

Use: Office Building

Location: 307 W. Pine St., Blacksburg, SC 29702

Tax Parcel ID: 174-01-00-066.000

Acres: 0.22

Building Sqft.: 5,916+/-

Zoning: Town of Blacksburg Single Family Residential (R-12)





South Shelby Street - Building

Use: Building

Location: S. Shelby St., Blacksburg, SC 29702

Tax Parcel ID: 173-08-00-108.101

Acres: 0.22

Building Sqft.: 6,850+/-

Zoning: Town of Blacksburg Core Commercial


Bear Den Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702

This incredible development opportunity located in Blacksburg, SC is 485 +/- acres of mostly cleared, level land with water available and access to sewer (sewer at neighboring property on Blacksburg Hwy). The property features 3,000 feet of frontage on I-85 between Exits 100 & 102 and over 2 miles of paved road frontage. Located halfway between Greenville (60 miles) and Charlotte (45 miles), this site is perfect for a variety of commercial and industrial development opportunities. It also has a large cattle barn. This property is in the path of progress and this area is ripe for economic growth. Visit: National Land - Cherokee I85 Commercial Site for more information!