Hampton County

Hampton County, South Carolina

201 Jackson Ave W
Hampton, SC 29924
Phone: (803) 943-7561
Fax: (803) 943-7502
www.hamptoncountysc.org

On the southwestern border of SC, west of Charleston; organized Feb 18, 1875 from Old Beaufort County. Name Origin: For Gen. Wade Hampton (1818-1902), SC governor (1876-79), U.S. senator (1858-62; 1878-91), and U.S. railroad commissioner

Area (sq mi):: 562.63 (land 559.78; water 2.85) Population per square mile: 38.10
Population 2005: 21,329 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 17.60% Population 2000: 21,386 (White 41.30%; Black or African American 55.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,129; median household $28,771; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,548-$19,855
Unemployment (2004): 9.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 33.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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One (1) signed and executed original copy of the proposal and one (1) additional copy must be submitted no later than December 17, 2015 at 10:00 am to: Hampton County Detention Center, Livescan/NIST Archive Proposal, Attention: Grants Administration, 200 Jackson Avenue East, Hampton, SC 29924.
In all, the report lists nine "hellholes," which also include: Hampton County, South Carolina where 67% of cases in 2002 were filed by residents from other counties or states; Los Angeles for the lawsuits that continue to abuse California's Unfair Competition Law; and the entire state of West Virginia for its prevalence of large medical monitoring suit awards.
ATRA said another three jurisdictions get "dishonorable mentions": Hampton County, SC; the northern panhandle of West Virginia; and appellate courts in New Mexico.
The thirty-second ad will run on cable television between Monday, October 6 and Sunday, October 19, 2008 in: Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Hampton County, Virginia (the Norfolk-Portsmouth area); Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Orange County, Florida (the Orlando-Daytona Beach area).
Hellhole #3 Hampton County, South Carolina, where 67% of cases filed in 2002 were filed by residents from other counties and other states.
The "dishonorable mentions" are: Hampton County, South Carolina; the Northern Panhandle of the State of West Virginia; and appellate level courts in New Mexico.
Hampton County South Carolina and several trial court jurisdictions in Alabama and West Virginia also made the list as "dishonorable mentions.
AGD focuses much of its work with local governments, with a client list that includes Four County Electric Membership Cooperative (NC), Anderson County, SC, Person County, NC, Jackson County, NC, Fauquier County, VA and Hampton County E-911 (SC).
Marine Corps base, will be sold to the Hampton County Bank, a subsidiary of L.