Sumter (South Carolina)

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Coordinates 33°55′37″N 80°21′49″W
Country United States
state South Carolina
county Sumter
Incorporated 1845
Named for Thomas Sumter
Elevation 171 ft (52 m)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP code 29150, 29151, 29153, 29154
Area code(s) 803, 839
FIPS code 45-70405
GNIS feature ID 1251074
Homicide 5
Rape 23
Robbery 30
Aggravated assault 326
Total violent crime 384
Burglary 421
Larceny-theft 955
Motor vehicle theft 167
Arson 6
Total property crime 1543
Government (Mayor) David Merchant
Government (City manager) Deron McCormick
Government (Total) 32.83 sq mi (85.02 km2)
Government (Land) 32.63 sq mi (84.51 km2)
Government (Water) 0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
Area (Total) 32.83 sq mi (85.02 km2)
Area (Land) 32.63 sq mi (84.51 km2)
Area (Water) 0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 42,976
Population (2020) (Estimate (2019)) 39,642
Population (2020) (Rank) 8th in South Carolina
Population (2020) (Density) 1,214.86/sq mi (469.06/km2)

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Sumter (/ˈsʌmtər/SUM-tər) is a city in and the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States. Known as the Sumter Metropolitan Statistical Area, the namesake county adjoins Clarendon and Lee to form the core of Sumter-Lee-Clarendon Tri-county (or East Midlands) area of South Carolina that includes three counties straddling the border of the Sandhills (or Midlands), Pee Dee, and Lowcountry regions. The population was 40,524 at the 2010 census, and it rose to 42,976 at the 2010 census. Incorporated as Sumterville in 1845, the city's name was shortened to Sumter in 1855.[citation needed] It has grown and prospered from its early beginnings as a plantation settlement. The city and county of Sumter bear the name of General Thomas Sumter, the "Fighting Gamecock" of the American Revolutionary War.