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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And he was startled when he saw the signature at the bottom:"George M Horton, of colour, Born in North Hampton county North Carolina, 60 years old.
The chief prosecuting agency for , Beaufort, , Hampton and Jasper counties in South Carolina released a video Thursday that shows a police officer being shot at point blank range during a standoff in , a town in Hampton County.
com)-- The Sea Islands Region of Young Democrats of South Carolina is proud to announce that John Polk has been been selected as the Hampton County Representative at Young Democrats of South Carolina.
At an early age, he acquired a deep appreciation for the Lowcountry while attending neighborhood public schools in Hampton County.
Morrison Tuten, and a number of dedicated citizens embarked on a 20-year dream to secure a hospital for the citizens of Hampton County.
HRMC successfully completed this project and achieved a financial turnaround in spite of the fact that Hampton County is one of the poorest counties in South Carolina, a state with historically low national economic rankings.
Verizon Wireless, a provider of wireless voice and data network and a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD), announced on Thursday (20 March) that the company has activated a new cell site in Hampton county, Massachusetts, USA.
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).
Consult and coordinate with Hampton County throughout the planning, design and construction process.
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.