Horry County, South Carolina

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Horry County
County
County of Horry
Horry County Government and Justice Center
Horry County Government and Justice Center
Map of South Carolina highlighting Horry County
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°55′N 78°59′W / 33.91°N 78.98°W / 33.91; -78.98
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1801
Named forPeter Horry
SeatConway
Largest cityMyrtle Beach
Area
 • Total1,255 sq mi (3,250 km2)
 • Land1,134 sq mi (2,940 km2)
 • Water121 sq mi (310 km2)  9.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
333,268
 • Density237/sq mi (92/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
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 code843
Congressional district7th
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)