Horry County, South Carolina

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Horry County, South Carolina
County
County of Horry
New Horry County Courthouse and county office complex, Conway, South Carolina (18 November 2006).jpg
Horry County Government and Justice Center
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1801
Named forPeter Horry
SeatConway
Largest cityMyrtle Beach
Area
 • Total1,255 sq mi (3,250 km2)
 • Land1,134 sq mi (2,937 km2)
 • Water121 sq mi (313 km2), 9.6%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)333,268
 • Density237/sq mi (92/km2)
ZIP Code(s)29511, 29526, 29527, 29527, 29528, 29544, 29545,29566, 29567, 29568, 29569, 29572, 29575, 29576. 29577, 29578, 29579, 29581, 29582, 29585, 29587, 29588, 29597, 29598 [1]
Area code(s)843
Congressional district7th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.horrycounty.org

Horry County (/ˈɒr/ ORR-ee) is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 289,650,[2] making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. The county seat is Conway.[3]

The county is in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, about 90 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina and about 130 miles east of the state capital, Columbia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zip Code List - 295 in South Carolina". Capital Impact Government Gateway. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.