Litchfield Beach, South Carolina

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Litchfield Beach, also known simply as Litchfield, is an unincorporated community in Georgetown County, South Carolina. It lies in the Waccamaw Neck section, 3 miles north of Pawleys Island, on the Grand Strand.

The community takes its name from Litchfield Plantation, a rice plantation founded early in the 18th century. Modern development of the community began in the 1960s.[1]

Litchfield by the Sea is a private community in the north of Litchfield Beach, comprising vacation rental homes and other property.[2] Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort is a 4,500 acre resort within Litchfield by the Sea.[3]


Coordinates: 33°28′01″N 79°5′59″W / 33.46694°N 79.09972°W / 33.46694; -79.09972