Folly Beach, Charleston County, South Carolina

Folly Beach: City in South Carolina, United States

About

Folly Beach is a city located in the county of Charleston in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,617. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,682 inhabitants.

The city was created 84 years ago in 1937.

Quick Facts about Folly Beach

Population : 2,682 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Charleston County
Postal code : 29439
Phone Area Codes : 843
Water as percent of area : 50.87%
Land as percent of area : 49.13%
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1938 (84 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:47:02 (6th July 2022)
Population growth : 2.42% (2010-2020)
Folly Beach  South Carolina  May 2007 image
Folly Beach South Carolina May 2007
Folly Beach  South Carolina  May 2007 image

Geography

Folly Beach is located at 32°39'19"N 79°56'25"W (32.6551800, -79.9403700).

Folly Beach map

Demographics

The population of Folly Beach increased by 2.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,617 - census
2011 2,551 -2.59% estimation process
2012 2,573 0.86% estimation process
2013 2,588 0.58% estimation process
2014 2,622 1.3% estimation process
2015 2,662 1.5% estimation process
2016 2,671 0.34% estimation process
2017 2,662 -0.34% estimation process
2018 2,647 -0.57% estimation process
2019 2,660 0.49% estimation process
2020 2,682 0.82% estimation process

Folly Beach zip code is 29439. County name: Charleston, County fips: 45019

Schools in Folly Beach

College & universities near Folly Beach, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217819 College of Charleston Charleston (SC) 29424-0001
218335 Medical University of South Carolina Charleston (SC) 29425
451510 Charleston School of Law Charleston (SC) 29403
217864 Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston (SC) 29409
487807 Top of the Line Barber College Charleston (SC) 29407-2228

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Folly Beach, SC

Code Name Address Type
CHS Charleston, South Carolina 4565 Gaynor Avenue RAIL
YEM Yemassee 9 Main Street RAIL
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Folly Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Folly Beach Post Office Folly Beach (SC) 29439
James Island Post Office Charleston (SC) 29412
Charleston Post Office Charleston (SC) 29401
Johns Island Post Office Johns Island (SC) 29455
East Bay Post Office Charleston (SC) 29403

Other cities in Charleston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Charleston County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Charleston 139,714 City in Charleston County South Carolina, United States
North Charleston 118,752 City in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, South Carolina, United States
Mount Pleasant 92,799 City in Isabella County, Michigan, United States
Hollywood 5,268 Town in South Carolina
Isle of Palms 4,371 City in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
Ravenel 2,768 Human settlement in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States of America
Lincolnville 2,624 City in South Carolina, United States of America
Seabrook Island 1,880 City in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States of America
Sullivans Island 1,791 Island in the United States of America
Kiawah Island 1,765 City in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States of America
Awendaw 1,568 City in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States of America
Meggett 1,304 Town
McClellanville 547 Town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
Rockville 138 Town in South Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Folly Beach distances to largest South Carolina cities