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Bamberg County, South Carolina

Coordinates: 33°12′11″N 81°03′11″W / 33.203021°N 81.053161°W / 33.203021; -81.053161
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Bamberg County
St. Philips Episcopal Church
St. Philips Episcopal Church
"Bamberg County Naturally"
Map of South Carolina highlighting Bamberg County
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
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South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°12′11″N 81°03′11″W / 33.203021°N 81.053161°W / 33.203021; -81.053161
Country United States
State South Carolina
Named forFrancis Marion Bamberg[1]
Largest communityBamberg
 • Total395.57 sq mi (1,024.5 km2)
 • Land393.37 sq mi (1,018.8 km2)
 • Water2.20 sq mi (5.7 km2)  0.56%
 • Total13,311
 • Density33.84/sq mi (13.07/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th

Bamberg County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. In the 2020 census, 13,311 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Bamberg.[3]


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Interactive map of Bamberg County

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bamberg County has an area of 395.57 square miles (1,024.5 km2). 393.37 square miles (1,018.8 km2) of this is land. 2.20 square miles (5.7 km2) (0.56%) of the county is made up of water.[4] It is the fourth-smallest county in South Carolina by land area. It is the third-smallest by total area.

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  1. "History of Bamberg County". www.bambergcountysc.gov. Retrieved June 13, 2022.
  2. "QuickFacts: Bamberg County, South Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  3. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  4. "2020 County Gazetteer Files – South Carolina". United States Census Bureau. August 23, 2022. Retrieved September 10, 2023.
  5. "SCDNR Public Lands". www2.dnr.sc.gov. Retrieved 2023-04-01.