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Time Zone: Bamberg County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Bamberg is the Seat for Bamberg County.

Bamberg County was founded in 1897 and was created by taking area from BarnwellCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bamberg had a population of 15,005 people. This is a decrease of 9.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,658 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bamberg represented 0.42% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 43rd most populous county (out of 46 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,987-4.03%+6.54% since 2009
200915,005-9.92%-1.19% since 2008
200815,185-8.84%-1.36% since 2007
200016,658The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bamberg County Census Page for Bamberg County.


Below are some of the communities located in Bamberg County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bamberg County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bamberg   3,3363,73310.63% decrease  
Denmark   2,9343,32811.84% decrease  
Ehrhardt   53761412.54% decrease  
Olar   20723712.66% decrease  
Govan   606710.45% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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