At the September 14, 2020 County Council meeting, Bamberg County Council passed an Emergency Ordinance requiring face coverings (masks) in retail and dining establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county effective as a 60-day extension of Emergency Ordinance 2020-04. Please click to read the entire ordinance.

There are changes to ensure public and staff safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The public is encouraged to call, email, or use the drive-through Treasurer's window, or online services via the Bamberg County website ( rather than attend offices in-person, whenever possible and practical. For more information, email or call 803-245-5191, or check the COVID-19 webpage on this site:

County Council

Bamberg County Mission Statement

To be a financially stable and fiscally-responsible government that will utilize technology, communication, and ingenuity to provide the opportunity for a high quality of life by ensuring that excellent infrastructure is available to its citizens while being a location where citizens and public safety agencies have the resources to work together to provide a safe community to live and do business in, where quality housing and healthcare options are found, where first-class recreation facilities provide a physical outlet for individuals and families, and where there is a favorable business climate that provides job opportunities to present and future generations.


Bamberg County is split into seven county council districts, with a representative serving each district. Each council member also serves on different council committees.