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Where is Clemson Located?

Clemson University is located in Clemson, South Carolina

The city of Clemson is a college town in Upstate South Carolina with a population of approximately 17,500 1, compared to 20,868 students enrolled at Clemson University in 2020 2. Memorial Stadium (also known as Death Valley) is located on Clemson’s 1,400 acre campus within walking distance of Lake Hartwell. Looking for a place to stay? View hotels in the Clemson area.



Clemson is approximately…

  • 35 minutes (18 miles) from Anderson, SC
  • 40 minutes (30 miles) from Greenville, SC
  • 2 hours (124 miles) from Atlanta, GA
  • 2 hours and 15 minutes (131 miles) from Columbia, SC
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes (134 miles) from Charlotte, NC

1) Census Data for the City of Clemson
2) Clemson University Admissions Statistics