Mayor & Council

Pictured left to right: Councilman Faison, Councilman Brown, Mayor Bilka, Mayor Pro-Tem Chafin and Councilman Mixson

Hampton Town Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council chambers of the Hampton Town Hall.

Municipal elections (non-partisan) are held every two years (even years) with the Mayor and Council elected to four-year staggered terms.

The Town of Hampton has a Council form of government. The Mayor and four Council members rule by committee with the full Council exercising all legislative and administrative functions. The Mayor has the additional duties of presiding over Council meetings and calling special meetings. The full Council establishes and determines the functions of municipal departments, offices, and agencies. They must adopt operating and capital budgets and provide for the levy and collection of taxes necessary to meet budget requirements.


Council Member


Phone Number

Mayor Jimmy Bilka



804 5th St East, Hampton, SC 29924

Mayor Pro-Tem Beth Chafin 

   *Parks and Recreation   


608 First Street West, Hampton, SC 29924


Councilman Pete Mixson

   *Public Works


608 First Street West, Hampton, SC 29924

Councilman James (Jim) Faison

   *Police and Fire Commissioner


115 Wade Hampton Road, Hampton, SC  29924

Councilman Robert Brown

   *Administration and Museums


415 Hoover St N, Hampton, SC 29924