Our Communities

INCORPORATED TOWNS

There are five incorporated towns in Williamsburg County.   The following information provides a brief look at the Williamsburg County government and each town with population figures, types of government and other basic information.

 

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY GOVERNMENT

147 West Main Street
Kingstree SC 29556
Phone: (843) 355-9321 Fax: (843) 355-2106
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Population: 32,695
Form of Government: Council-Supervisor
Department Services: Supervisor, Finance, Grants, Administrator, Personnel, Purchasing, Tax Assessor, Water & Sewer, Family Court, Veteran’s Affairs, Juvenile Justice, County Auditor, Treasurer, Clerk of Court, Circuit Court Judge, Probate Court, Tax Collector, Public Defender, Probation & Parole, Solicitor, EMS, Emergency 911, Recreation, Voter Registration, Fire Services.

 

TOWN OF GREELEYVILLE

3 Toby Pl
Greeleyville SC 29056
Phone: (843) 426-2111 Fax: (843) 246-2298
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Population: 464
Form of Government: Mayor – Council
Department & Services: Town Hall, Police Department

Greeleyville became chartered on December 29, 1893. The town is located on the main stretch of U.S. Highway 521. Each Memorial Day weekend, the town hosts its annual “Flag Day” festival. This celebration has grown to be a very popular festival in the county. The town flag has a picture of the old Town Hall and two arms, one black and one white, holding a tobacco leaf and a cotton bowl. This is a symbol of the cooperation among all people in Greeleyville with also a symbol of the agricultural heritage.

 

TOWN OF HEMINGWAY

P.O. Box 968
Hemingway SC 29554
Phone: (843) 558-2824 Fax: (843) 558-0370
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Population: 500
Form of Government: Mayor-Council
Department & Services: Police, Fire, Water/Sewer Department, Recycling, Recreation, Library

Hemingway is located just a short distance from the Grand Strand of South Carolina, as well as Florence, Columbia and Charleston. Hemingway is the home of the richest bar-b-que festival s in South Carolina, “The Bar-B-Que Shag Festival.” Hemingway is also the home to the only Tupperware manufacturing plan in North America.

 

TOWN OF KINGSTREE

401 North Longstreet Street
Kingstree SC 29556
Phone: (843) 355-7484 Fax: (843) 355-3004
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Population: 4,396
Form of Government: Mayor-Council
Department & Services: Administration, Police Department, Fire Department, Ambulance Service, Public Works, Water/Sewer, Recreation

Kingstree serves as the county seat and also serves as the business center for over 33,000 residents. An agriculturally based and industrial community, Kingstree is home to one of the largest cotton gins in the state, has a growing number of diversified industries. Situated 75 miles from Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach, Kingstree is accessible by two major highways, U.S. 52 and U.S. 527. Kingstree is known for its many festivals including the Kingstree Pig Pickin’ and the Kings Tree Trials horse races.

 

TOWN OF LANE

P.O. Box 39
Lane SC 29564
Phone: (843) 387-5151 Fax:(843) 387-6781
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. Monday – Friday
Population: 523
Form of Government: Mayor-Council
Department & Services: Administration, Police Department, Fire Department

Established in 1856, lane is bisected by the Main north-south CSX Railroad line. Located in a rural setting, Lane is situated a short distance southeast of the intersection of U.S. Highways 52 and 521. The water, provided by a modern municipal water systems from ground water sources, was named the best drinking water by SC Rural Water Association in 1990.

 

TOWN OF STUCKEY

3785 Hemingway Highway
Stuckey SC 29554
Phone: (843) 558-2591 Fax: (843) 558-9229
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Form of Government: Council