Powdersville is conveniently located at the northern tip of Anderson County in Upstate South Carolina, not far from Greenville and Easley. Since it is unincorporated, its boundaries are not well defined but it covers roughly 13.9 square miles. According to the 2000 census the population was 5,362. For many decades, Powdersville was mainly a farming community. In recent years, many new housing subdivisions and businesses along S.C. Highway 153 have turned Powdersville into a bustling suburban area.
Powdersville has a convenient location close to Anderson, Greenville and Easley. It is growing rapidly but still has a small town feeling that you can walk down the street and people will wave and know your name.