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Gaffney is a city in Cherokee County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Capt. Michael Gaffney, settler
The latitude of Gaffney is 35.071N. The longitude is -81.65W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,877.
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5% of Gaffney residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gaffney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gaffney was $17,755, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Gaffney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gaffney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.
Libraries in Gaffney include Cherokee County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gaffney include Gaffney Ledger
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gaffney political report.
The average commute time for Gaffney workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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