Westminster was founded in 1876 as a railroad stop. The historic Depot, restored in 2007 after a fire, is central to downtown life, serving numerous organizations as a meeting place. Westminster boasts more than one hundred homes that are unique to the late 1800’s and turn-of-the-century.
Westminster is located in Oconee County, the northwestern county in South Carolina. Located only 11 miles from Interstate 85, regional market access is above average, with driving proximity to Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC.
The City of Westminster is a small town full of charm that enjoys a leisurely paced lifestyle, and offers a wide variety of occupational and recreational opportunities.
Westminster hosts the annual South Carolina Apple Festival that is held on Main Street the week after Labor Day. The Apple Festival celebrates the beginning of the Apple harvest season in Oconee County—the largest apple producing area in South Carolina!