Sumter County Links

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The City of Sumter is the seat of Sumter County and the largest city, the eighth largest metropolitan area in the state of South Carolina.  Incorporated as Sumterville in 1845, the city's name was shortened to Sumter in 1855.  It has grown and prospered from its early beginnings as a plantation settlement.

The Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce works to make Sumter a family-oriented community that excels in the world marketplace.

On your next visit to Sumter don't miss the world famous Swan Lake Iris Gardens.

The Sumter Areawide Consortium includes Sumter County and the City of Sumter.  The goal of this consortium is to enhance water quality through the Sumter Stormwater Consortium area through education, involvement and outreach, and by fostering partnerships with local governments, citizens, businesses and organizations to support healthy, fishable an swimmable waterways.

The Item provides local news, sports, entertainment, national and worlds news for residents in the counties of Sumter, Lee, Clarendon and the surrounding areas.

SC Department of Natural Resources provides assistance with natural resource issues in the following areas:  boating, conservation, education, fish, land, regulation, water and wildlife.  

SC Department of Agriculture provides assistance with agriculture services, agribusiness development, marketing and promotion, agritourism, certified SC grown program, grading and inspection programs, market news services, state farmers markets and other laboratory and consumer services.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (originally called Soil Conservation Service) helps private landowners and managers conserve their soil, water and other natural resources.

USDA Farm Service Agency provides services to farmers and ranchers in commodity operations, conservation, ACRE, disaster assistance, energy programs, farm loan programs, price support and many other areas.

SC Department of Health & Environmental Control
, Region 4 office in Sumter provides health and environmental services to include air quality, coastal ocean, land and waster management and water.