Serving South Carolina since 1904

For over a century, we've been helping our neighbors and their businesses with banking, loans and mortgages. Let us show you the difference of working with a local, community bank.

Full Service, Local Banking

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Checking, Savings and Loans

From knowledgeable staff to mobile banking, we are here when it counts to be your personal bank.

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Small Business Banking

Our business solutions are tailored to you and built on years of experience in your community.

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Residential Mortgages

Our experienced mortgage bankers will guide you every step of the way through the home loan process.

America's Best Banks 3 years in a row

Award Winning Service

First Palmetto is honored to be named Newsweek's Best Small Bank in South Carolina - three years in a row.

We're built to last.

Locally owned and operated for nearly 120 years, we've remained true to our core principles and built a successful community bank the old-fashioned way: one relationship at a time.

We work for you and your community.

We are committed to the long-term health and growth of communities across South Carolina. For friendly service and local knowledge, visit one of our twenty-two office locations.

We're here to help.

We believe in superior service, meaningful engagement, and working one-on-one with our customers to tailor services to their needs. Please reach out to ask a question or get started with an account or a loan.


“I have been doing business with First Palmetto since the early 80s and their staff has always been wonderful and very helpful. This is the way banking should be.”

— Google Review

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Our bank accounts and services are designed to help you weather financial storms, pay your bills, and save for the future.