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.
Council, tax and administrative offices are located in the County Government Center at 1930 University Parkway in Aiken.
Judicial functions are based in the Judicial Center (County Courthouse) at 109 Park Avenue in Aiken.
County Elected Officials
Auditor | Charles Barton
Clerk of Court | Robert J. Harte
Coroner | Tim Carlton
Probate Judge | Tonya Marchant
Registrar of Mesne Conveyances (RMC) | Judith V. Warner
Sheriff | Michael Hunt
Solicitor | Strom Thurmond
Treasurer | Jason Goings
Three state senators ( District 24 - Tom Young, Jr, District 25 - Shane Massey , District 26 - Nikki Setzler) and five state representatives ( District 81 - Bart Blackwell, District 82 - Bill Clyburn, District 83 - Bill Hixon, District 84 - Ronnie Young, District 86 - Bill Taylor) have districts that include part of Aiken County. The local Delegation office can be reached at 803.642.1694.
In the United States Congress, Aiken County is represented by Second District Congressman Joe Wilson, and Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott. Information on South Carolina's complete House of Representatives delegation is available here.
Generally, County offices are open between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.