Fingerville, New Prospect and Campobello, SC

Fingerville, SC

The community was named for Joseph Finger, the owner of a cotton mill.  The community is in Spartanburg County.  The small community was created around the mill.  The homes are mill type homes, no town, just a convenience store, churches and homes.  Scenic Hwy 11 runs past Fingerville.

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DAM ACROSS NORTH PACOLET RIVER

Oneita Industries – Dye & Finishing Plant – Quality People making a Quality Product.  Out of business, building sits on the North Pacolet River.  Name taken from old sign on building seen from Hwy 11.

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ONEITA INDUSTRIES – CLOSED
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FINGERVILLE CHURCH – ESTABLISHED 1839
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FINGERVILLE POST OFFICE
New Prospect, SC

The community took its name from the local New Prospect Baptist Church.  A post office called New Prospect was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1902.  The community is unincorporated and in Spartanburg County. New Prospect sits at the crossroads of Hwy 9 and scenic Hwy 11.  No town, just a convenience store, produce market, two restaurants on Lake Bowen, and a fire-rescue station.

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LAKE BOWEN SEAFOOD RESTAURANT – 8681 HWY 9
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PEACH BASKET PRODUCE & FRUIT STAND – CORNER OF HWY 11 & HWY 9
Campobello, SC

Campobello is a name derived from Italian meaning “beautiful field”.  A post office called Campobello has been in operation since 1850.  The population was 502 at the 2010 consensus.  The town is in Spartanburg County, it is a small town, two small blocks of buildings, only a couple of businesses.

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TOWN HALL & A RESTAURANT

Country Peddler Antiques and General Store – they have 3 buildings. The General Store -antiques, nostalgic candies, classic toys, lamps, cards, and the “Hard-to-Find”.  Old Campobello Corn Mill – farmhouse antiques and treasures.  The Diggin’ Barn – place for pickers, rummagers, folks who recycle and re-purpose. 305 Depot St.

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COUNTRY PEDDLER

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VACANT BUILDING ACROSS FROM TOWN HALL