is a town in York county in the U.S. state of South Carolina, and a suburb of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Approximately 9,400 people live inside the town's corporate limits with a total of nearly 35,000 people residing within the entire township. In the 2000 census, the population for the municipality of Fort Mill had a population of 7,587. Fort Mill township is home to notable businesses such as Muzak, Springs Industries, The Inspiration Network (INSP), URS Nuclear Center, and serves as the headquarters of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps.
The town of Fort Mill was established in 1873. It takes its name from a colonial-era fort built by the British, and a grist mill on nearby Steele Creek. The Catawba Indians made their home in Fort Mill for many years. Scotch-Irish settlers began arriving in the 1750s and 1760's and a small settlement soon developed. Fort Mill grew rapidly in the late 1800s as textile mills were established.