|Westminster, South Carolina|
Southern Railway Passenger Station
|Motto: "Gateway to the Mountain Lakes Region"|
Location in Oconee County and the state of South Carolina.
Westminster was founded on March 17, 1875 when the charter was signed.It was founded as a water stop on the Southern Railway. 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.