Litchfield Beach, South Carolina

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Litchfield Beach, South Carolina
Unincorporated Community
Litchfield Beach.jpg
Nickname(s): Litchfield
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Georgetown
Developed 1960
Time zone Eastern
 • Summer (DST) Eastern
Area code(s) 843

Litchfield Beach, also known simply as Litchfield, is an unincorporated community in, South Carolina, United States.[1] It lies three miles north of Pawleys Island, on the South Carolina Grand Strand. The communities Litchfield-By-The-Sea and North Litchfield are within Litchfield Beach.

The community takes its name from Litchfield Plantation, a rice plantation founded early in the 18th century. It initially started in the 1950s as Retreat Beach. Modern development of the community began in the 1960s.[2]


  1. ^ "Litchfield Beach, South Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Official South Carolina beaches website Archived 2011-06-13 at the Wayback Machine.

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