Area Profile

Located in the geographic center of the state, Sumter enjoys a moderate climate with mild winters. The average winter temperature is 45°F, and the average summer temperature is 81°F. Average annual rainfall is 49.1 inches. Sumter County's population is approximately 108,000, of which 42,000 live in the city.


Golf, fishing and hunting are some of the best in the area, and cultural opportunities abound, with an especially exciting visual and performing arts scene featuring everything from traditional to avant-garde.


For more information regarding Sumter, please visit us online at:

Sumter County

Chamber of Commerce

Shaw AFB

Sumter Development Board