Apalache, South Carolina

Apalache is an unincorporated community in Spartanburg County, in the U.S. state of South Carolina.[1]


Using a variant spelling of the Apalachee Indian tribe, the community was named for its lofty elevation with view over the Appalachian Mountains.[2] Variant names are "Apalachie Mills", "Appalachie", and "Arlington".[1]

Apalache Mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.[3]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Apalache
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Palmetto Place Names. Sloane Printing Co. p. 21.
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Apalache Mill". South Carolina SHPO. Retrieved 2017-02-06.

Coordinates: 34°57′40″N 82°12′43″W / 34.96111°N 82.21194°W / 34.96111; -82.21194