County Courts

BambergCountyCourthouseA court is a kind of deliberative assembly with special powers, called its jurisdiction, to decide certain kinds of judicial questions or petitions put to it. It will typically consist of one or more presiding officers, parties and their attorneys, bailiffs, reporters, and perhaps a jury.


The Bamberg County Courts include Magistrate's Court, Probate Court and the Clerk of Court.


**Due to the continuous rise in Covid-19 cases, entry to the Bamberg County Courthouse (Probate Court and Clerk of Court) will be by appointment only until further notice effective Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  For the Clerk of Court’s Office, please call (803) 245-3025 and Probate Court, (803) 245-3008.**













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: