Mayor Sarah J. Sherwood 

Mayor Sherwood was elected as the first female Mayor of the City of Abbeville on November 20, 2012. She was officially sworn into office for a four year term on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

Mayor Sherwood was born and raised in the rural upper peninsula of Michigan. She is a graduate of Michigan State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities Pre-Law. While attending college she also met and later married Mathew Sherwood. Upon graduating from Michigan State, Sarah began a career in the financial industry before relocating to Abbeville, South Carolina. After moving to Abbeville, Sarah continued in the financial industry, before transitioning into a career in pharmaceuticals.

Sarah is an active member of the Abbeville community and has been involved in various projects to support the local community. She has served as the Vice President and Director of Events for the Artist Guild and remains a member of their Board of Directors; past member of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; volunteer with the Abbeville Area Medical Center and Community Outreach Center; Sarah is also a member of the Abbeville Rotary Club.

Mayor Sherwood maintains regular office hours at the Opera House / City Hall. For a current schedule of office hours, please contact the City Hall Offices. Citizen participation in our government is greatly encouraged. Should you have any questions, concerns or ideas that can benefit the City of Abbeville please contact Mayor Sherwood.

City Hall: 864-366-5017