Local Government Information

Fairfield County

Address
350 Columbia Road, Winnsboro SC 29180
P.O. Drawer 60, Winnsboro SC 29180
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 712-6502
Fax:
(803) 635-5969
Type of Government
Council / Administrator
Single Member Election for 4 year terms
Elections take place in November of even numbered years
Census 2010 Pop.
23,956
Square Miles:
686.28
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Town of Jenkinsville

Address
8156 Highway 2155, Jenkinsville, SC 29065
P.O. Box 40, Jenkinsville, SC 29065
Phone
(803) 345-3691
Fax:
(803) 932-7285
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan election
Elections take place on 2nd Tuesday in May of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
46
Square Miles:
0.09
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Ridgeway

Address
170 Dogwood Avenue, Ridgeway, SC 29130
P.O. Box 24, Ridgeway, SC 29130
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 337-2213
Fax:
(803) 337-2004
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in April of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
319
Square Miles:
0.48
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Winnsboro

Address
207 N. Congress, Winnsboro, SC 29180
P.O. Box 209, Winnsboro, SC 29180
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 635-3333
Fax:
(803) 635-3697
Type of Government
Council / Manager
Single member election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in April of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
3,550
Square Miles:
3.23
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

Lexington County

Address
212 South Lake Drive, Lexington SC 29072
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 359-8000
Type of Government
Council / Administrator
Single Member Election for 4 year terms
Elections take place in November of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
262,391
Square Miles:
698.91
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month at 4:30 p.m.

 Town of Batesburg-Leesville

Address
244 W. Columbia Avenue, Batesburg SC 29006
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 532-4601
Fax:
(803) 532-8453
Type of Government
Council / Manager
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Thursday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
5,362
Square Miles:
7.79
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 City of Cayce

Address
1800 12th Street, Cayce SC 29033
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 796-9020
Type of Government
Council / Manager
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on the 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
12,528
Square Miles:
16.65
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

 Town of Chapin

Address
103 Columbia Avenue, Chapin SC 29036
P.O. Box 163, Chapin SC 29036
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 345-2444
Fax:
(803) 0427
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on the 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
1,445
Square Miles:
2.01
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Gaston

Address
131 N. Carlisle Street, Gaston SC 29053
P.O. Box 429, Gaston SC 29053
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 796-7725
Fax:
(803) 739-5793
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on the 3rd Tuesday in January of off years
Census 2010 Pop.
1,645
Square Miles:
5.31
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Irmo

Address
7300 Woodrow Street, Irmo SC 29063
P.O. Box 406, Irmo SC 29063
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 781-7050
Fax:
(803) 749-2743
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
11,097
Square Miles:
6.26
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

Town of Lexington

Address
111 Maiden Lane, Lexington SC 29071
P.O. Box 397, Lexington SC 29071
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 359-4164
Fax:
(803) 359-4460
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
17,870
Square Miles:
8.87
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Monday at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Pelion

Address
1010 Main Street, Pelion SC 29123
P.O. Box 7, Pelion SC 29123
Phone
(803) 894-3535
Fax:
(803) 894-2549
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
674
Square Miles:
3.60
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Pine Ridge

Address
2757 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia SC 29172
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 755-2500
Fax:
(803) 955-0605
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
2,064
Square Miles:
4.72
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of South Congaree

Address
119 W. Berry Road, West Columbia SC 29172
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 755-2760
Fax:
(803) 755-0456
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in April of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
2,306
Square Miles:
3.29
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Springdale

Address
2915 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia SC 29170
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 794-0408
Fax:
(803) 791-0567
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
2,636
Square Miles:
4.22
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Summit

Address
321 Old Broad Street, Leesville SC 29070
Phone
(803) 892-6161
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 3rd Tuesday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
402
Square Miles:
1.49
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

 Town of Swansea

Address
300 W. 3rd Street, Swansea SC 29160
P.O. Box 429, Swansea SC 29160
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 568-2835
Fax:
(803) 568-2827
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
827
Square Miles:
2.03
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Monday at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 City of West Columbia

Address
200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia SC 29169
P.O. Box 4044, West Columbia SC 29171
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 791-1880
Fax:
(803) 939-8634
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
14,988
Square Miles:
6.99
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Newberry County

Address
1309 College Street, Newberry SC 29108
P.O. Box 156, Newberry SC 29108
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 321-2100
Fax:
(803) 321-2102
Type of Government
Council / Administrator
Single Member Election for 4 year term
Elections take place in November of even numbered years
Census 2010 Pop.
37,508
Square Miles:
630.04
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 4:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Little Mountain

Address
206 Depot Street, Little Mountain SC 29075
P.O. Box 154, Little Mountain SC 29075
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 960-5078
Fax:
(803) 945-9032
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday in November in even years
Census 2010 Pop.
291
Square Miles:
1.42
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 City of Newberry

Address
1330 College Street, Newberry SC 29108
P.O. Box 538, Newberry SC 29108
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 321-1000
Fax:
(803) 321-3657
Type of Government
Council / Manager
Single Member Election
Elections take place on 2nd Tuesday in September of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
10,277
Square Miles:
8.57
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

 Town of Peak

Address
56 River Street, Peak SC 29122
P.O. Box 43, Peak SC 29122
Phone
(803) 945-7565
Fax:
(803) 932-7355
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 2nd Tuesday in June of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
64
Square Miles:
0.39
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Pomaria

Address
138 Folk Street, Pomaria SC 29126
P.O. Box 127, Pomaria SC 29126
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in even years
Census 2010 Pop.
179
Square Miles:
1.04
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Monday at 7:30 p.m.

 Town of Prosperity

Address
250 School Drive, Prosperity SC 29127
P.O. Box 36, Prosperity SC 29127
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 364-2622
Fax:
(803) 364-2624
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
1,180
Square Miles:
1.87
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Silverstreet

Address
1233 Main Street, Silverstreet SC 29145
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
162
Square Miles:
3.35
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

 Town of Whitmire

Address
210 Main Street, Whitmire SC 29178
Phone
(803) 694-2356
Fax:
(803) 694-3002
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
1,441
Square Miles:
1.24
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on
 
 
 
 
 

 Richland County

Address
2020 Hampton Street, Columbia SC 29202
P.O. Box 192, Columbia SC 29202
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 576-2050
Fax:
(803) 576-2137
Type of Government
Council / Administrator
Single Member Election for 4 year term
Elections take place in November of even numbered years
Census 2010 Pop.
384,504
Square Miles:
757.07
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Arcadia Lakes

Address
6911 North Trenholm Road, Suite 2, Columbia SC 29206
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 782-2272
Fax:
(803) 708-8343
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
861
Square Miles:
0.55
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Blythewood

Address
171 Langford Road, Blythewood SC 29016
P.O. Box 1004, Blythewood SC 29016
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 754-0501
Fax:
(803) 754-0563
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections take place on 2nd Tuesday in January of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
2,034
Square Miles:
9.68
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the last Monday at 7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 City of Columbia

Address
1737 Main Street, Columbia SC 29202
P.O. Box 147, Columbia SC 29202
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 545-3000
Fax:
(803) 733-8317
Type of Government
Council / Manager
Non-Partisan Election
Elections are held on 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
127,272
Square Miles:
132.21
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 Town of Eastover

Address
624 Main Street, Eastover SC 29044
P.O. Box 58, Eastover SC 29044
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 353-2281
Fax:
(803) 353-8178
Type of Government
Mayor / Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections are held on 1st Tuesday in April of even years
Census 2010 Pop.
813
Square Miles:
1.21
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 1st Monday at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 

 City of Forest Acres

Address
5209 N. Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206
WEBSITE
Phone
(803) 782-9475
Fax:
(803) 782-3183
Type of Government
Council
Non-Partisan Election
Elections are held on 2nd Tuesday in May of odd years
Census 2010 Pop.
10,361
Square Miles:
4.60
Council Meetings
Regular council meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 5:15 p.m.