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Bamberg, South Carolina
Welcome to Bamberg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bamberg has a population of 3,208 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bamberg.
Bamberg is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bamberg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bamberg is within the boundaries of the (803) area code.
The ZIP code for Bamberg: 29003<4>
Websites for Bamberg ...
Official Website: www.bambergsc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bamberg had an population of 3,208 people. This is a decrease of 11.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bamberg had a population of 3,607 people (or 22.56% of the total population of Bamberg County). This makes Bamberg the county's most populous community.
The population of Bamberg represents 0.08% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,607 people, the population of Bamberg decreased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,733 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bamberg.
Communities Also Named Bamberg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bamberg - they are located in Georgia and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bamberg.
Communities near Bamberg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bamberg.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bamberg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bamberg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bamberg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bamberg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bamberg. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bamberg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bamberg ...
Looking for more information about Bamberg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bamberg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bamberg.
Adding Bamberg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bamberg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bamberg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bamberg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bamberg on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bamberg: www.bambergsc.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022