Chesnee is a small city located within the counties of Spartanburg and Cherokee. Chesnee has a total area of about 2.4 sq. kms. Located at an elevated height of about 890 ft. above the ground level, tourism is the prime occupation of its residents. Apart from the tourism sector, others are involved with local education system and the community service sector. The town has a local post office which was established in the first half of the last century.