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Welcome to Hampton ...

The town of Hampton is located in Hampton County<1> and is the County Seat for Hampton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hampton has a population of 2,516 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hampton.

Hampton is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hampton is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Hampton: 29924<4>

Websites for Hampton ...

Official Website: www.hamptonsc.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hampton had an population of 2,516 people. This is a decrease of 10.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampton had a population of 2,808 people (which is 13.31% of the total population of Hampton County). This makes Hampton the county's most populous community.

The population of Hampton represents 0.06% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,808 people, the population of Hampton decreased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,837 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hampton.

Communities Also Named Hampton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Hampton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hampton.

Communities near Hampton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hampton.

  • Allendale [Allendale County]
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    • Allendale [Allendale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Hampton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allendale<6>
  • Estill [Hampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estill
    • Estill [Hampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hampton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,845 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estill<6>
  • Fairfax [Allendale County]
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    • Fairfax [Allendale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hampton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,622 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<6>
  • Yemassee [Beaufort County]
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    • Yemassee [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hampton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,133 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yemassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yemassee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brunson [Hampton County]
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      • Brunson [Hampton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunson<6>
    • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County]
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      • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ehrhardt<6>
    • Gifford [Hampton County]
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      • Gifford [Hampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gifford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gifford<6>
    • Furman [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furman
      • Furman [Hampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 218 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Furman<6>
    • Scotia [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotia
      • Scotia [Hampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotia<6>
    • Sycamore [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sycamore
      • Sycamore [Allendale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hampton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 148 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sycamore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sycamore<6>

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 Hampton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hampton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hampton. 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 Hampton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hampton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hampton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampton ...

Looking for more information about Hampton? 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 Hampton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hampton.

Adding Hampton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hampton 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 Hampton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hampton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hampton on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Hampton County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hampton: www.hamptonsc.net/

The official website for Hampton County: www.hamptoncountysc.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Hampton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hampton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Hampton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hampton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hampton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hampton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HamptonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8670, Longitude: -81.1093    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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