Horry County , South Carolina

Horry County: County in South Carolina, United States

Horry County locator map
Location of Horry County on South Carolina map.

About

Horry County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 269,291 and a population density of 83 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 365,449 inhabitants. Its county seat is Conway. The county was created 220 years ago in 1800.

New Horry County Courthouse and county office complex  Conway  South Carolina '18 November 2006' image
New Horry County Courthouse and county office complex Conway South Carolina '18 November 2006'
New Horry County Courthouse and county office complex  Conway  South Carolina '18 November 2006' image

Geography

Horry County is located at 33°54'16"N 78°58'34"W (33.9044800, -78.9761500). It has 6 neighbors: Brunswick County, Columbus County, Robeson County, Dillon County, Georgetown County and Marion County.

Horry County map

The largest city of Horry County is Myrtle Beach with a population of 35,555. Other cities include, Conway population 26,620, North Myrtle Beach population 17,280, Red Hill population 13,223 and Little River population 8,960. See all Horry County cities & populated places.

Weather

Horry County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 73. more

Horry County Quick Facts

Population : 365,449 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Area : 3250 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.6%
Land as percent of area : 90.4%
Named for : Peter Horry
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Capital : Conway
Establishment : January 01, 1801
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:58:32 (18th October 2021)
Density : 112 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 26.31% (2010-2020)
Weather : 73℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Horry County has 6 neighbours.

  • Conway

Demographics

The population of Horry County increased by 26.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 269,291 - census
2011 275,465 2.24% estimation process
2012 281,286 2.07% estimation process
2013 288,783 2.6% estimation process
2014 297,760 3.01% estimation process
2015 308,987 3.63% estimation process
2016 321,033 3.75% estimation process
2017 332,655 3.49% estimation process
2018 344,105 3.33% estimation process
2019 354,081 2.82% estimation process
2020 365,449 3.11% estimation process

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People born in Horry County (3)

People born in Horry County, including politician John Jenrette, politician Luke A. Rankin, Old West gunfighter Shotgun John Collins, you can see a list of people who born in Horry County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Horry County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Horry County.

City Name Population Title
Myrtle Beach 35,555 Coastal city in South Carolina, United States
Conway 26,620 City in and county seat of Horray County, South Carolina, United States
Socastee 19,952 Census-designated place in Horry County, South Carolina
North Myrtle Beach 17,280 City in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Red Hill 13,223 Borough of Pennsylvania
Little River 8,960 City in Rice County, Kansas, United States of America
Forestbrook 4,612 Census-designated place in Horry County, South Carolina
Surfside Beach 4,580 City in Horry County, South Carolina, United States
Loris 2,807 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Aynor 978 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Briarcliffe Acres 612 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Atlantic Beach 483 Town of the United States

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