Blythewood is a town in Fairfield and Richland counties of South Carolina. It is part of the Columbia Metro Area, and has a total area of 3.2 square miles. 0.1 square mile of the area is water, and the rest is land. The unincorporated part of Richland County is also considered as an extension of Blythewood.
Finance and insurance operations, construction and public administration are the major contributors to the local economy. Public schooling within the town limits includes one elementary school, one high school, and an alternative school. The unincorporated area also has a number of public schools. The closest hospital is the Palmetto Health Richland, located about 11 miles away in Columbia. The cost of living here is 2.70% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 45 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 105. Snowfall is about 2 inches annually.