Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach ferris wheel
Myrtle Beach ferris wheel
Motto(s): 
First in Service
Location in South Carolina
Location in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach is located in the United States
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°44′38.67″N 78°52′10.11″W / 33.7440750°N 78.8694750°W / 33.7440750; -78.8694750Coordinates: 33°44′38.67″N 78°52′10.11″W / 33.7440750°N 78.8694750°W / 33.7440750; -78.8694750
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyHorry
Incorporated1938 as a town
1957 as a city
Named forThe wax myrtle, an abundant local shrub[1]
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorBrenda Bethune[2]
 • City Council
Area
 • Total23.6 sq mi (61.0 km2)
 • Land23.3 sq mi (60.4 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total27,109
 • Estimate 
(2019)
34,695
 • RankSC: 13th
 • Density1,382/sq mi (533.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
29572, 29575, 29577, 29578, 29579, 29586, 29587, 29588
Area code(s)843 and 854
FIPS code45-49075[3]
GNIS feature ID1249770[4]
Websitewww.cityofmyrtlebeach.com

Myrtle Beach is a city in northeast South Carolina near the Atlantic Ocean. It is located in Horry County. It is close to the state line of North Carolina.

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Myrtle Beach". City of Myrtle Beach. City of Myrtle Beach. Archived from the original on January 21, 2018. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Myrtle Beach Mayor and City Council Members". City of Myrtle Beach. City of Myrtle Beach. Archived from the original on January 11, 2018. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  3. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.