Easley is a city in Anderson and Pickens county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is a principal city of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area. Most of the city lies in Pickens County, with only a very small portion of the city in Anderson County. The population was 17,754 at the 2000 census. Easley has been hosting the Big League World Series for several years.