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Welcome to the City of Inman, South Carolina

Small Town. Big Heart.

Located in the foothills of the Upstate, Inman is a growing community with small-town charm. Attractive neighborhoods, a historic downtown, great schools, and a perfect location—these are just a few of the qualities that make Inman a great place to live and work.

Come join us at one of our many events! Every year on the last Saturday in September, our annual Harvest Day draws thousands of visitors for food, music, and festivities. And our summer concert series in the historic downtown is always a treat on Friday nights.

So whether you're a resident, a business owner, or a visitor thinking of making Inman your home, we are here to provide you with outstanding municipal services - a vital part of any great community's quality of life.

Jeff Bailey Memorial Fishing Tournament

September 11, 2021

Lake Bowen 8515 Highway 9
Inman, SC 29349
Safe Daylight - 2pm

The Jeff Bailey Memorial Fishing Tournament has one goal; honor the life and legacy of Jeff Bailey. Mr. Bailey was the Wastewater Superintendent for the City of Inman for over two decades. The award-winning wastewater treatment plant and sewer system that the City of Inman enjoys is a direct result of Mr. Bailey's leadership and vison.

When not at work Jeff could be found with his family, most likely on a boat. The love of the outdoors and fishing was strong in the Bailey family and their friends. When discussion started about to honor Jeff after his passing in July of 2020 the idea for a fishing tournament swam to the top very quickly.

The City of Inman is proud and excited to help bring together the Inman community and celebrate Jeff and Bailey family. If you have any questions regarding the tournament, please call 864.472.6200.

Download the Jeff Bailey Memorial Fishing Tournament 2021 Entry Form (pdf)

Harvest Day Festival

September 25, 2021

Historic Downtown Inman

The Harvest Day Festival, sponsored by the Greater Inman Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the City, is held annually in downtown Inman, South Carolina on the last Saturday in September. This one-day arts and crafts festival draws about 20,000 visitors each year. Artists, craftspeople, special store-wide and sidewalk sales, food vendors, children's activities, and entertainment throughout the day offer something for everyone. Visiting with old friends, or making new ones, reminds us why living in a small town is a great place to call home. Plan on joining us this September.


Notice of Filing for Office

City of Inman Municipal General Election
November 2, 2021

On November 2, 2021 there will be a Non-partisan Municipal General Election for the City of Inman for the purpose of electing two (2) City Council Seats.

Filing opens at Noon, July 19, 2021

Filing closes at Noon, August 13, 2021

Download the official notice for more info (pdf)

Apply Today for Rent & Utility Assitance

Are You Struggling to Pay Your Bills? Help is Available! Spartanburg County is partnering with local agencies to help those who've been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program is available to all citizens of Spartanburg County. Contact any of our partners to apply for assistance:

Spartanburg Housing
Meridith Vachon
Email Meridith
Middle Tyger Community Center
Haley Grau
Email Haley
Upstate Family Resource Center
Judy Dodd or Carolyn Wilson
Email Us
United Way of the Piedmont
Hannah Jarrett

Inman Downtown Master Plan

Over the course of three days the City of Inman asked the residents, local business owners, and those concerned about the future of the city for their thoughts and ideas about our downtown. The Bordeaux Group and Toole Design have been hired to help guide the process of developing a downtown master plan. The videos below are the presentation that was developed as a draft for this master plan. We welcome you to watch and learn about possible ideas for our downtown. If you have thoughts and/or suggestions we would love to hear from you.

Download the City of Inman Downtown Master Plan 2021 (pdf)

Chapman High School Named a National Blue Ribbon School

Chapman High School in Inman was one of six schools in South Carolina to be named a National Blue Ribbon School, the state Department of Education announced Thursday.

The high school in Spartanburg School District One is one of several schools in the Upstate receiving the honor.

Two schools in Greenville County also received the recognition. They are A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School and Saint Mary's Catholic School.

The nation's highest performing schools are honored with the award each year based on "overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups" on state and national assessments, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

"We are extremely proud of these six South Carolina schools that have been honored nationally for their academic excellence," State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman said in a written statement. "This award is testament to the hard work of students, teachers, staff, and families in these communities. These six schools are models of excellence for our entire state and nation."

Across the country, 317 public and 50 private schools were given the award this year. A virtual awards ceremony will be Nov. 12-13, 2020.

The other South Carolina schools given the award this year:

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