Anderson, SC near Big O Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM in Greenville, SC
Our dealership attracts customers from all sorts of cities and areas surrounding Greenville, SC. One of these cities happens to be Anderson, SC. With a population of over 25,000 people, Anderson teams up with Greenville and Spartanburg to make up the 3 primary cities of the Upstate region, of which Anderson is the smallest. It marks something of the halfway point between Atlanta (120 miles away) and Charlotte (140 miles away), just off Interstate 85. The city got its name from Revolutionary War hero Gen. Robert Anderson, who, along with Andrew Pickens, originally surveyed that land. As far as its system of government, the city uses the mayor-council system, consisting of a Mayor elected at-large and 8 city council members, 6 of whom are elected from districts and 2 of whom are elected at-large. Anderson also sports several notable titles to its name: "The Electric City," "The Friendliest City in South Carolina," and was even named a national "All-America City" back in 2000 due to its spirit and quality of life. Additionally, the city was also a stop for famous aviator Amelia Earhart, who piloted her Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogyro into the Anderson airport back on November 14, 1931, while on a nationwide tour promoting Beech-Nut products, an event commemorated by the First Lady of the Skies Marker erected by in 1999 by the Anderson County Council and the Anderson County Museum Commission.
While visiting Anderson, go do some shopping at the Anderson Mall, the largest shopping center in Anderson, open since 1972 and featuring 76 different stores such as Sears, Belk, JC Penney, and Dillards. You can also go shopping at some of the many other locally owned stores such as Grady's Great Outdoors, McAuley's Boutique, Midtown Park, North Pointe Centre, and Anderson Station. Practice your swing at one of the many golf and country clubs in the area, including 3 Springs Golf Club, Anderson Country Club, Boscobel County Club, Brookstone Meadows Golf Club, Cobb's Glen Country Club, Pine Lake Golf Club, Saluda Valley Country Club, Southern Oaks Golf Course, Stone Creek Cove, and Woodhaven Golf Course. Pick some fruit, take a hayride, eat some home-churned ice cream, and more when you visit Callaham Orchards, a family-owned farm located between Belton and Williamston. Buy some flowers, vegetables, or herbs from Cedar Ridge Farm or Denver Downs Farm. Snag some honey or other organic foods from Bee Well Honey Farm, a commercial honey operation managing more than 400 honeybee colonies. Other notable attractions include Happy Cow Creamery, a unique on-the-farm milk bottling operation; Hardy Berry Farm, a family-owned farm that lets you pick your own strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, and muscadines; Lucky Acres Farm, a family-owned alpaca farm; May-Lan Tree Plantation, a harvest your own tree farm and more since 1979; Split Creek Farm, a Grade-A dairy; and The Happy Berry, a family-owned farm where you can pick your own blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, figs, and elderberries.
Around 32 miles away from Greenville, Anderson is not far from Big O Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM, your new Dodge, new Chrysler, new Jeep, new RAM, and used car dealer. If you are interested in acquiring a new or used car and want to take a test drive, stop by Big O Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM at 2645 Laurens Road, Greenville, SC 29607 or give us a call on our sales line at (877) 846-2560 today!
To get here from Anderson, just get onto S Carolina 81 N/Greenville St E and follow it for 9.2 miles. Turn right to merge onto I-85 N and travel 21.1 miles. Take exit 48B for US-276 W toward Greenville, go 0.2 miles, then merge onto US-276 N/Laurens Rd and drive 1 mile. Make a U-turn at Henderson Rd, drive for 0.2 miles, and our dealership will be on your right.