Gadsden is a small community town located in the county of Richland. It is said to be a part of Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Area. Gadsden is elevated at a height of 148 ft. above sea level. The local economy generally revolves around industries involved in automotive, real estate, healthcare facilities, glass, education and clothing. Local residents are involved in service-oriented jobs in delivering road side services, tourist information centers, home building and repairment, supermarkets, cleaning services and auto repairing services, contributing to the economic development of the town.