Westminster

Westminster is a city in Oconee CountySouth CarolinaUnited States.  Westminster was founded in the 1890's as a water stop on the Southern Railway.[4] As stores, shops and factories started to set up around the train stop, it bloomed into a decent-sized town. Its peak of expansion came in the 1920s.

Westminster is home to several industries; among them are: US Engine Valve plant, Ulbrich(flat wire manufacturing plant), and Sandvik Tooling Supply, a global supplier of tungsten carbide cutting tools.

West-Oak High School is the public high school that most students from Westminster attend. The school draws students from across one half of Oconee County.

Westminster is the home of the South Carolina Apple Festival. The annual celebration is held during the first two weeks of September, and features a parade, street vendors and booths, a rodeo, and other family activities. Westminster and the nearby community of Long Creek have several commercial apple orchards. Westminster is also one of the last small towns in the South with a still-functioning textile mill.

Mayberry Days is held each year in April, and recreates the town of Mayberry from the 1960s television program "The Andy Griffith Show." Artists dress up like characters from the television program and there are replicas of Mayberry's Ford police cruiser.

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