Welcome to Sumter, South Carolina

Sumter, South Carolina is a growing, diverse community centrally located between the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our proximity and moderate climate make activities like golf, tennis, hiking, biking and fishing accessible year-round. Sumter is proud of its dozens of local parks & playgrounds, two state parks and the world-renowned Swan Lake Iris Gardens, which is home to all eight species of swans — all providing miles of trails for an afternoon stroll or a rigorous hike. The historic Sumter Opera House, built in 1894, still hosts an array of live performances for all ages. Everything you want — you can find it here.