The Town of Hampton will begin enforcing Yard Sale Permit Ordinance on Dec 1st, 2018. You must apply for a permit to hold a yard sale in the Town of Hampton. You can apply for this at the Town Hall. Click here for more information.

SCE&G Payments are now being accepted at Town Hall, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. You must have your account number and pay in cash, check, money order or cashier's check.  NO DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED.


 Job Postings and Employment Application

The Town of Hampton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following full time position:

Public Works Technician                                                

Under general supervision, operates motor equipment in performing duties of picking up trash and debris as well as cleaning town streets. Operates lawn mowers, weed eaters, blowers, pick‑up trucks, etc., in order to pick up, haul, and dump trash and debris from town streets to the landfill; utilizes rakes, pitch-forks, shovels, brooms, etc., in cleaning town streets of trash and debris. Uses judgment in performing routine duties following clearly prescribed standard practices and procedures.


High school education or GED. Must possess a valid S.C.Driver's License. Must be physically able to perform manual labor as required. Applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

Salary and Benefits:

Excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, PTO accrual, SCRS Retirement and more.


Salary based on qualifications and experience.

Miscellaneous Information:

Applications can be picked up at the Town Hall. For more information contact Shannon Altman @ 803-943-2951 or email shaltman@hamptonsc.gov


Welcome to the Town of Hampton, SC

Hampton is full of exciting attractions, beautiful scenery, historically significant sites, and friendly people. Boasting a population of 2,837, we are centrally located in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Town of Hampton is the county seat for Hampton County.

Major highways traversing the town include U.S. Highways 601, 278, and 363. Interstate 95 is 18 miles away.

Hampton is home of the oldest, continuing festival in the state, the Hampton County Watermelon Festival, held the third week of June. It gives us great pleasure to present this hometown website to you in our continuing effort to communicate effectively with the citizens of the area and visitors alike.

Whether you are a resident or an out of town visitor, we are here to serve you. If you need additional information, please contact us.

We now have information regarding the Brownfield Grant Assessment Grant and properties available for redevelopment. Please click here for more information.

We try to keep this site updated as much as possible. If there is something you would like to see on here or have any suggestions please email us: townwebmaster@embarqmail.com.



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