"We are mighty proud of our hometown; proud enough that we ask you to consider making Bamberg your home, too. Bamberg is a truly wholesome place where you can safely raise your family, a quiet place where you can enjoy your retirement years, a vibrant place where you can successfully start a small business, and a place with a pro-industry perspective that gladly accommodates and warmly welcomes new employers to our area. And, most of all, Bamberg is a city with a true sense of community where we strive to work together as neighbors for the common good of all our citizens.
We take pride in our city's rich history. A leisurely drive in and around Bamberg will reveal some of the finest examples of Southern charm. Bamberg City Council is also striving to further enhance our city's beauty, business opportunities, and overall quality of life. We are currently constructing a park complete with tree-lined walking trails along Highway 78, adding a landscaped parking area in the downtown business district, have received funding to widen Highway 301 through the city and are expanding even further our premiere municipal recreation facilities.
From our high-quality public schools and available professional healthcare to our boundless leisure activities and hospitable people, we feel Bamberg is an ideal place for families, retirees, and industries. We stand with open arms to welcome you into our community. Yes, we are proud of Bamberg for what is has been, for what it is, and for what it will be. We are a city with a rich heritage and a promising tomorrow... and an absolutely wonderful place for you to call home."
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Bamberg is Bamberg County's hub of government, public services, and activities. As the County Seat, Bamberg is home of all county administrative offices, the Bamberg County Hospital & Nursing Center, the Bamberg County Library, the Bamberg County Health Department, the Bamberg County Office on Aging Center, the County Historic Society, and the Bamberg County Economic Development Board.
Conveniently located at the intersection of U.S. Highways 301, 601, and 78, Bamberg is but an easy hour or so from Charleston and Columbia (SC) or Augusta (GA). The Bamberg County Airport with its 3600' runway is located just a few miles outside the Bamberg city limits and accommodates private and corporate aircraft. Amtrak passenger rail service is also available seven miles away in the City of Denmark.
So, yes, bigger city life is easily accessible when and if you desire. But with a balmy average annual temperature of 63.2 degrees, a warm and friendly population of almost 4000 people, a host of outdoor recreational opportunities, a myriad of civic and social functions, ample retail stores and unique shops, citywide cultural events and celebrations, and a totally safe and pleasant surroundings, Bamberg has everything you're looking for.
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