Easley is located in Pickens County along US Highway 123 near Lake Keowee. Easley is located a few miles west of Greenville in Pickens County in the northwest corner of South Carolina.
The town of Easley began in 1874 when Colonel Robert Edward Holcombe built a railroad depot in what is now downtown. That railroad may be the only symbol of those humble beginnings. Easley is home to beautiful and historic churches. For leisure activities, visitors and residents may enjoy nearby lakes for boating and fishing. The mountains offer whitewater rafting and hiking. Golf courses abound in the area. There are a wide range of collegiate and professional sports nearby from football to hockey.
Easley is part of the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson metro area.