Central is a town located in the County of Pickens in South Carolina state. Central is almost a part of the Easly-Mauldin-Greenville Metropolitan area. The city has a total area of about 6.3 sq. kms. and is situated at an elevated height of about 913 ft. above the ground level. There are about two buildings located in the city which are a part of the National Register of Historical Places.
Tourism is an important part of economic activity and it contributes in a substantial way to the local economy. T.L. Smith is a notable residents of the area.