Myrtle Beach metropolitan area

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Horry County is in Red while Georgetown County is in yellow and Brunswick County is directly to the north of Horry County in the state of North Carolina.

The Myrtle Beach metropolitan area (also Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach MSA) is a census-designated metropolitan area in Horry County, Georgetown County, South Carolina and Brunswick County, North Carolina. The region primary cities, in order by population are Myrtle Beach, SC, Conway, SC, Leland, NC, North Myrtle Beach, SC and Georgetown, SC. Another primary city is Oak Island, NC but the permanent population only is 6,783 as of the 2010 census, but the population jumps up to 50,000 during the summer time.




Year Population Growth Counties Included
1970 69,992 --- Horry, Georgetown
1980 101,419 44.90% Horry, Georgetown
1990 144,053 42.04% Horry, Georgetown
2000 196,629 36.50% Horry, Georgetown
2010 329,449 67.50% Horry, Georgetown
2013 465,391 41.27% Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick

The estimated population of the area was 465,391 in 2013.[2]


Coordinates: 33°35′20″N 79°03′18″W / 33.589°N 79.055°W / 33.589; -79.055