Our City Government

Incorporated in 1822, Clinton is the county seat and largest city in Sampson County.  As such , Clinton has developed into a regional hub.  The City's leadership is dedicated to providing its diverse citizenry a quality of clife unsurpassed in the region.

The City operates under a council-manager form of government, whereby the Mayor and City Council address the legislative needs of the city with five city council members representing residents within distinct districts.  The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to administer the overall city organization.

Clinton is a full service city and provides essential public services including fire and police protection and water and sewer.  Please visit each department's webpage to learn more about that department.

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