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Town of Cowpens

The Community of Choice


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Cowpens, South Carolina

It is our goal to keep you informed and up to date with the activities in the Town and all that we have to offer. We have antiques, restaurants, and history all in one place.

Cowpens strives to be the “Community of Choice” for families and business — embracing the future while respecting our proud heritage and natural environment and promoting our strong sense of community identity.

47th Annual Mighty Moo Festival

For the 47th Annual Mighty Moo Festival. June 13th-15th, 2024.

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WSPA Channel 7 - Hometown Spotlight

The Town of Cowpens was recently featured on WSPA Channel 7 as part of their Hometown Spotlight segment. Check out the article and video


Cowpens, SC History

During the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Cowpens was fought on January 17, 1781. The battle site is preserved at Cowpens National Battlefield, located 9 miles north of town in Cherokee County near the town of Chesnee. Two ships of the U.S. Navy have been named USS Cowpens in honor of the battle.

The town was incorporated in 1900. It is currently governed by a Council-Manager form of government.

Contact the Town of Cowpens

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(864) 463-3201 Phone
(864) 463-8559 Fax

5330 N Main St
PO Box 1399
Cowpens, SC 29330

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Send a Christmas Card to the crewmen of the USS Cowpens CG-63

The Town of Cowpens and Spartanburg School District Three are sending Christmas Cards to the crewmen of the USS Cowpens CG-63. This project is to show our commitment, love, and support for the crewmen who dedicate their time and most of all, their lives to protect our country. If you would like to send a Christmas Card, please send it to the address below:

Commanding Officer
USS Cowpens (CG-63)
Unit 100138 Box 1
FPO AP 96662-1183