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Conway is a city in Horry County, in the Myrtle Beach-Conway metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Robert Conway.
The latitude of Conway is 33.835N. The longitude is -79.048W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,538.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Conway demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Horry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Myrtle Beach area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29527 ZIP code.
8% of Conway residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Conway ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Conway was $16,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Conway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Conway include Waccamaw River Warehouse Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Conway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $304. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.
Libraries in Conway include Bucksport Library, Conway Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Conway include Horry Independent
TV stations in Conway include WHMC.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WHMC-FM.
Horry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Conway political report.
The average commute time for Conway workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Conway between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 9.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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