Welcome to the official website of the City of Sumter, South Carolina.opera house


The City of Sumter is governed under the Council-Manager form. In fact, Sumter has the distinction of being the first to adopt this form of government.


The Mayor is elected at large with six Council members from the individual wards. The Council’s only employee is the City Manager who serves at Council’s pleasure and administers the day to day responsibilities of the City.


The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of our Council and Staff are included in this section for your use. Please contact us for questions, comments, or concerns.