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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, type 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:  8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Population:  37,217
Form of Government:  Council-Supervisor
Departments & 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
P.O. Box 212
Greeleyville, SC  29056
Phone:  843.426.2111
Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Population:  464
Form of Government:  Mayor-Council
Departments & 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 the 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   E-Mail:
Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Population:  500 (approximate)
Form of Government:  Council-Administrator
Departments & 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 festivals in South Carolina, "The Bar-B-Que Shag Festival." Hemingway is also home to the only Tupperware manufacturing plant in North America.

Town of Kingstree
401 North Longstreet Street
Kingstree, SC  29556 
Phone:  843.355.7484   Fax:  843.355.3004
Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Population:  4,396
Form of Government:  Council - Administrator
Departments & Services:  Administration, Police Department, Fire Department, Ambulance Service, Public Works, Recreation, Water & Sewer 

Kingstree serves as the county seat and also serves as the business center for over 36,000 residents. An agriculturally based and industrial community, Kingstree is home to one of the largest cotton gins in the state, and has a growing number of diversified industries. Situated 75 miles from Charleston, Columbia, and Myrtle Beach, Kingstree is accessible by two major highways, US 52 and US 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
Office Hours:  Please Call
Population:  523
Form of Government:  Mayor-Council
Departments & Services:

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 US Highways 52 and 521. The water, provided by a modern municipal water system from ground water sources, was named the best drinking water by the SC Rural Water Association in 1990.

Town of Stuckey
3785 Hemingway Highway
Stuckey, S.C.  29554
Phone:  843.558.2591   Fax:  843.558.9229
Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Form of Government:  Council

For more information about the Town of Stuckey, contact Mayor David Rose at 843.558.2158.

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