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Hampton is located in Hampton County (of which it is the county seat) east of the Georgia state line between Crockerville and Luray along Highway 278 near the Coosawhatchie River. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,072, an increase of 75 since 1990.

The amount of land area in Hampton is 11.395 sq. kilometers. The distance from Hampton to Washington DC is 479 miles. The distance to the South Carolina state capital of Columbia is 81 miles. (as the crow flies) Hampton is positioned 32.86 degrees north of the equator and 81.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Attractions in Hampton include the Hampton County Museum. The museum is housed in the former Hampton Jailhouse building that is over 100-years-old. Visitors may also enjoy the Hampton Museum & Visitors. This museum is located in the 1892 Bank of Hampton building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

P>There is also a Hampton, Virginia.


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