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If you're not sure where to go, please stop by the Service Center on the second floor of the Government Center, or call 803.642.1500 during regular office hours.
Find Love and Save a Life by adopting a new pet. Visit the new Aiken County Shelter.
A 16' id cement block building with a 12' fully rotating aluminum dome, houses a 17.5" Newtonian telescope with support electronics. The observatory accommodates groups of twelve.
View Observatory Website
Our "At Your Request" service has changed to 311 GIS. Go here to download the 311 GIS Guide. You can find the 311GIS Service in our eGov Services menu option located at the top.
Accessible parking and entrance is available at the main public entrance, in the parking area nearest the church.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is committed to supplying law enforcement services through community-based operations and to encourage excellence and education through a partnership with Aiken County.
Visit Sheriff Website
Work is in progress to adapt the former Dibble Memorial Library building for use as a museum. For more information, call the Museum at 803.648.1437.
Visit Museum Website
Encourage the children and teens in your life to read this summer so they start the new school year ahead of the game.
provides many essential and beneficial services to its citizens. The County is governed by the County Council, comprised of an elected-at-large Council Chairman and 8 members elected from single-member districts. Find out who your Aiken County Council member is, and how to contact that person. Aiken County's Code of Laws is accessible online here. Also available are the Code of Laws for the City of Aiken and the City of North Augusta. The South Carolina Code of Laws and other references are also available online. Aiken County Government's services are provided by different departments in many locations around this large County. You can contact the County staff by phone, email, or in person. Generally, County offices are open between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
The County normally has several job openings available to qualified applicants, as do the City of Aiken and the City of North Augusta. The South Carolina OneStop Job Center offers many great resources to assist you in your search for new and better employment.
State government provides helpful information to new and existing businesses at their Business One-Stop website, their Business site at SCBOS.SC.GOV, and at the SC Department of Commerce website. Business licenses are required in some of the incorporated areas of the County, but are not required in the unincorporated areas.