Welcome to one of the top areas of the country to live, work, and play!

We're excited to welcome you, so we've put together some useful information for new-to-the-area Gators.

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What is the Upstate, anyway?

Sometimes referred to as the Piedmont, Upstate South Carolina straddles the I-85 corridor between Georgia and North Carolina, and has a population of about 1.5M people as of 2020.

The region comprises 3 primary cities and their surrounding communities:

As of 2023, the Club's operations are primarily within 20 miles of beautiful downtown Greenville.

Greenville too far for you to join us? We're happy to discuss supporting activities beyond Greenville, so get in touch with us!

Keep an eye out!

With 1,200+ alumni and thousands of family members, friends, and fans in the area - you're likely to see Orange and Blue every time you leave your house!

It might be a car decal, a t-shirt, a hat, orange and blue socks, or even the SC DMV's official UF license plate:

Share your Gator pride when you're out on the town with the official University of Florida license plate from the SC DMV!

Where do Upstate Gators work?

Our members can be found on the rosters of many organizations throughout the Upstate - to name a few:

Where do Upstate Gators play?

Popular recreational activities in the Upstate include:

BONUS: A major benefit of living in the Upstate is the proximity to Asheville and beautiful Western North Carolina - as well as being a short drive from 4 airports with daily direct flights to Florida and hundreds of other destinations.