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Horry County, SC
The county was named for Gen. Peter Horry

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The county is in the Myrtle Beach-Conway metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 217,608. This was an increase of  10.67% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$36,470
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Horry County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Horry County was $24,584. This was an increase of 15.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Conway
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 4 in production of tobacco
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Horry County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Horry County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Horry County include Anderson Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Bellamy Cemetery, Blanton Cemetery, Blanton Cemetery, Buck Graveyard, Buffkin Cemetery, Butler Cemetery, Campground Cemetery, Carter Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Horry County include Atlantic Beach, Aynor, Briarcliffe Acres, Conway, Little River, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Socastee, Surfside Beach ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Horry County include Coastal Carolina University, Horry - Georgetown Technical College ... View colleges

School districts in Horry County include Horry County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Horry County include Aynor Library, Bucksport Library, Chapin Memorial Library, Conway Library, Green Sea Floyds Library, Loris Library, North Myrtle Beach Library, Socastee Library, Stephens Crossroad Library, Surfside Beach Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Horry County include Horry Independent, Sun News ... View newspapers

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Politics

Horry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Horry County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Horry County include Myrtle Beach International

Hotels in Horry County include Avista Resort, Bay Watch Resort, Best Inn & Suites, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Guest Inn, Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort, Breakers Resort, Cabana Shores Hotel ... More hotels

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