• Photo: Antionne Jones
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
  • Photo: Al Garrett
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  • Photo: Antionne Jones

About Us

Statistics

Location
Nearby Metro Cities Distance in Miles
Columbia, SC
130
Greenville, SC
228
Charlotte, NC
160
Raleigh, NC
156
Population (2000 Census)
City
11,788
County*
196,629
*Horry County is the 2nd fastest growing county in the United States.
Climate
Annual mean temperature
63.4F
Monthly mean Temperature
January
45.3F
July
80.4F
Annual mean precipitation
51.09”
Prevailing Winds North
Labor Analysis (2000)
County labor force
102,000
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
Right to Work Law
Yes
Communications
Major Daily & Weekly Newspapers
The Horry Independent
248-6671
The Sun News
626-8555
The Carolina Forest Chronicle
248-6671
Cable Television
HTC Communications
365-2151
Time Warner Cable
913-7940
Television Stations
WBTW-TV13
317-1313 or 293-1301
WPDE-TV15
234-9733
WMBF News
839-9623
Government
City of Conway
Mayor and City Council
248-1760
Horry County
Administrator and County Council
915-5020