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Encyclopedia > Conway, South Carolina
Conway, South Carolina
Official seal of Conway, South Carolina
Seal
Location of Conway inSouth Carolina
Location of Conway in
South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°50′17″N, 79°3′22″W
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Horry
Mayor Gregory K. Martin
Area  
 - City 34.7 km²
 - Land 32.9 km²
 - Water 1.8 km²
Population  
 - City (2000) 11,788
 - Density 358.1/km²
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Website: City Homepage for Conway

Conway is a city in Horry County[1], South Carolina, United States. The population was 11,788 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Horry CountyGR6. It is the home of Coastal Carolina University. Image File history File links City_of_Conway_SC_Seal_. ... Image File history File links SCMap-doton-Conway. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The political units and divisions of the United States include: the fifty states, which units are typically divided into counties and townships, and incorporate cities, villages, towns, and other types of municipalities, and other autonomous or subordinate public authorities and institutions; and the federal state, which unit is the United... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... This is a list of the counties of South Carolina. ... Horry County (pronouced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | UTC | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7:30 | +8 | +8:30 | +8... Horry County (pronouced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Horry County (pronouced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is an independent, state-supported university in Conway, South Carolina, located eight miles west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ...

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History

Conway is one of the oldest towns in South Carolina. Originally named Kingston, the town was created in 1734 as part of Royal Governor Robert Johnson's Township Scheme. It was laid out on a riverbluff in the center of what became Horry County. Robert Johnson was the British colonial Governor of South Carolina in 1717-1719, and again from 1729-1735. ...

City Hall
City Hall

Many area residents fought in the American Revolution and small engagements were fought near Kingston at Bear Bluff and at Black Lake. Francis Marion, who was known as the "Swamp Fox", had an encampment near Kingston just across the Waccamaw River. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2100x1400, 1681 KB)City Hall, Conway, South Carolina I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2100x1400, 1681 KB)City Hall, Conway, South Carolina I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... This article is the current Esperanza Collaboration of the Month. ... Francis Marion (the Swamp Fox) Francis Marion (February 26, 1732 - February 27, 1795) was a lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army and later Brigadier General in the South Carolina Militia during the American Revolutionary War. ... The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 mi (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States. ...


After the war, patriotic citizens wanted to discard the name that honored Great Britain's King George II. The County's name was changed to Horry (pronounced OR-ee) in honor of General Peter Horry in 1801 and a courthouse was established in Kingston. Kingston's name was later changed to Conwayborough for General Robert Conway. In 1883, the General Assembly changes the name to current name of Conway. George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683 – 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death. ...

Historic district downtown
Historic district downtown

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Geography

Conway, SC, the county seat of Horry County, is located at 33°50′17″N, 79°3′22″W (33.838093, -79.056101)GR1. It is situated in the South Carolina Coastal Plain, on the western banks of the Waccamaw River, and is approximately 25 km from the Atlantic Ocean.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.7 km² (13.4 mi²). 32.9 km² (12.7 mi²) of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it (5.08%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 11,788 people, 4,259 households, and 2,942 families residing in the city. The population density was 358.1/km² (927.8/mi²). There were 4,783 housing units at an average density of 145.3/km² (376.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.82% White, 41.85% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.87% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,259 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 23.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 15.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 83.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $32,155, and the median income for a family was $39,189. Males had a median income of $26,720 versus $21,310 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,611. About 15.9% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.9% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

A home in the historic district
A home in the historic district

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Neighborhoods

  • Buckwood
  • Cochran
  • College Park
  • Glass Hill
  • Homewood
  • Jamestown
  • Maple
  • North Conway
  • Racepath
  • Red Hill
  • South Conway
Arbor in the historic district
Arbor in the historic district

Homewood is a small community in South Carolina just north of Conway in Horry County in the northeastern part of the state. ... Red Hill is a census-designated place located in Horry County, South Carolina. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2400x1700, 3529 KB) Arbor in the historic district, Conway, South Carolina I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2400x1700, 3529 KB) Arbor in the historic district, Conway, South Carolina I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ...

Government

The city is run by an elected Mayor-council government system. Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. ...


Mayor

  • Gregory K. Martin

Council Members

  • Randle L. Alford, Mayor Pro Tem (2006), Vivian E. Chestnut, Irby L. Koon, Alys C. Lawson, Jean M. Timbes, Ivory Wilson

Pro tempore or pro tem is a latin phrase which best translates to for the time being in English. ...

Education

Institutes of Higher Education

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is an independent, state-supported university in Conway, South Carolina, located eight miles west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ...

High Schools

Conway High School is a public school located in Conway, South Carolina at 2201 Church Street. ...

Middle Schools

  • Conway Middle School
  • Whittemore Park Middle School

Elementary Schools

  • Conway Elementary School
  • Kingston Elementary School
  • Homewood Elementary School
  • Pee Dee Elementary School
  • South Conway Elementary School
  • Waccamaw Elementary School

Private/Religious Schools

Media

Television

WBTW television is Channel 13 based in Florence, South Carolina, with a second newsroom in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ... CBS (an abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System, its former legal name) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... WPDE-TV, channel 15, is the ABC television affiliate serving Myrtle Beach and Florence, South Carolina and Robeson and Scotland counties in North Carolina. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... WWMB UPN21 is the UPN affiliate serving Florence, SC/Myrtle Beach, SC and Lumberton, North Carolina. ... The CW Television Network is a television network in the United States launched during the 2006-07 television season. ... South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. ... South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. ... WFXB-TV Fox 43 is the Fox affiliate serving Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC and Lumberton, NC. External links WFXB-TV Fox 43 Query the FCCs TV station database for WFXB Categories: | | | ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ...

Radio

FM Stations

  • 88.9 WKVC - Christian Contemporary ("K-Love")
  • 90.1 WHMC - Public Radio/SCETV Radio
  • 92.1 WMYB - Adult Contemporary ("Star 92.1")
  • 92.9 WEGX - Country ("The Eagle")
  • 93.9 WJXY - ESPN Radio ("The Team")
  • 94.5 WYEZ - Easy Listening ("Easy 94.5")
  • 94.9 WVCO - Rhythmic Oldies/Beach Music ("The Surf")
  • 97.7 WWXM - Top 40 ("Mix 97.7")
  • 98.5 WDAI - Urban Contemporary ("Kiss FM")
  • 99.5 WRNN - News/Talk ("Hot Talk")
  • 100.3 WSEA - Top 40 ("Hot 100")
  • 101.7 WKZQ - Rock ("Rock Radio")
  • 103.1 WYAK - Country ("K-Country")
  • 104.1 WYAV - Classic Rock ("Wave 104.1")
  • 104.9 WYNA - Hot AC ("Cool 104.9")
  • 105.9 WEZV - Easy Listening ("Easy 105.9")
  • 106.5 WYSN - Oldies ("Sunny 106.5")
  • 107.1 WQSD - Classic Rock ("The Sound")
  • 107.9 WGTR - Country ("Gator Country")

AM Stations South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. ... South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. ... Beach music, also known as Carolina beach music, is a regional genre which developed from various musical styles of the forties, fifties and sixties. ...

  • 1050 WIQB - ESPN Radio ("The Team")
  • 1200 WMIR - Gospel Music
  • 1330 WPJS - Gospel Music ("We Proclaim Jesus Savior")
  • 1450 WQJM - News/Talk
  • 1640 XSUR - 70s & 80s ("Surfside 1640")

Print

  • The Horry Independent - weekly newspaper
  • The Sun News - Myrtle Beach, SC daily newspaper which serves the Grand Strand area of South Carolina.

The Sun News is a Knight Ridder newspaper in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ...

Transportation

Airports

Myrtle Beach International Airport (IATA: MYR, ICAO: KMYR) is a public airport located 3 miles (5 km) southwest of the city of Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina, USA. Myrtle Beach International Airport is located on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. ...

Mass Transit

  • Coast RTA [2] - Bus system operating seven days a week, 364 days a year. 15 routes throughout the Horry County/Grand Strand area, including Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Conway, Loris, and Aynor.
Old train station (no longer in use)
Old train station (no longer in use)

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Railroads

  • Carolina Southern Railroad - short line railroad which serves parts of Southeastern North Carolina as well as Horry and Marion Counties in Northeastern South Carolina. Conway is located on the railroad's Chadbourn, NC-Myrtle Beach, SC branch. The historical Conway railroad depot is located along this branch. The depot is currently used by the railroad as an office buidling. Portions of the 1996 film Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden, starring Mary Tyler Moore, were filmed on location at the Conway railroad depot.

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Economy

Notable companies/employers located in the Conway area include:

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Pro Sports in the Area

The Myrtle Beach Thunderboltz are an ECHL expansion team set to begin play for the 2006-07 season. ...

Famous Natives

William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948, Conway, South Carolina) is an American-born science fiction author resident in Canada since 1968. ... Berlins Sony Center in Potsdamer Platz reflects the global reach of a Japanese corporation. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sheri Reynolds is an author of contemporary Southern fiction. ... Southern literature (sometimes called the Literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. ... Old Dominion University (ODU) is a university located in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Motto: Crescas (Latin for, Thou shalt grow. ...

Conway Soccer

Conway has a beast soccer program and have won 20 of the last 32 straight AAAA state championships under the direction of Coach Michael Lynch and Ryan Johnson. Their star players are Sims Dozier, Tyler Johnson, Langston Jones, Kyle Maul, and Clint Dempsey. Tyler Johnson scored a state record 103 goals last year as a freshman. Dozier followed with 49 goals and 57 assists. The Tigers are locally called "The Juggernauts" and have a 16 year undefeated streak against county teams. Conway had a disappointing season last year, allowing a goal for the frst time in 6 years. The Tigers eventually lost to Spring Valley, eventual state runners-up, 14-0 in the first round of the AAAA state playoffs.


References

  1. ^ County seat of Horry County
  2. ^ The Coast RTA

External links

  • Conway Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Conway Main Street USA
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Regions

Capital City/Lake Murray Country | Grand Strand | Historic Charleston | Midlands | Old 96 District | Olde English District | Pee Dee | Piedmont | Sandhills | Santee Cooper Country | South Carolina Low Country | Metrolina | Thoroughbred Country | The Upstate This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Lake Murray Country is a large area of South Carolina, USA; the region is approximately 78 acres of water and 50,000 acres of land. ... The Grand Strand is a popular tourist destination in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Charleston, South Carolinas Oldest City Charleston is an American city located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... The Midlands roughly refers to an area in the middle of South_Carolina, including but not limited to: Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Sumter counties. ... Old 96 District now a popular tourist destination was ruled by the Cherokee Indians. ... The Olde English District is a region of South Carolina encompassing Camden, Chester, Clover, Fort Mill, Kershaw, Lake Wylie, Lancaster, Rock Hill, Woodruff, and York counties. ... The Pee Dee region of South Carolina is the northeastern corner of the state. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... Santee Cooper Country refers to the area in south central South Carolina surrounding the Santee Cooper Lakes. ... The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the states coastal counties, generally south of Charleston. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill CMSA, is composed of seven counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina, though six other counties in North Carolina and two in South Carolina are also considered part of the region. ... The Upcountry is the region in northwestern South Carolina. ...

Cities

Charleston | North Charleston | Rock Hill | Camden | Mount Pleasant | Myrtle Beach | Greenville | Sumter | Aiken | Spartanburg | Florence | Anderson | Greenwood List of cities in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown, The Port City, Charlie O The C-Port City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... North Charleston is a city located in South Carolina. ... Rock Hill is a city located in York County, South Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Camden is a city located in Kershaw County, South Carolina. ... Mount Pleasant is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, in the United States. ... Location of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina Coordinates: County Horry Mayor John Rhodes Area    - City 43. ... Location in South Carolina Coordinates: County Greenville County Founded 1831 Mayor Knox White Area    - City 67. ... Sumter (IPA: or ) is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina. ... Aiken is a city located in Aiken County, South Carolina and is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. ... Spartanburg is a city in and the county seat of Spartanburg CountyGR6 in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America, and is the second largest city of the three primary cities in the Upstate region. ... City nickname: Flo-Town Location in the state of South Carolina Founded   â€” Incorporated 1719 1890 Counties Florence County Darlington County Mayor Frank E. Willis Area   â€” Land   â€” Water 17. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... Greenwood is a city located in Greenwood County, South Carolina. ...

Towns

Greer | Darlington | Lancaster | Georgetown | Irmo | Dillon | Hardeeville | Saluda | North Augusta | Conway | Moncks Corner | Clinton | Gaffney | Orangeburg | Walterboro | Goose Creek | Summerville | Newberry | Chester | Clemson | Beaufort | Hilton Head Island | Union | Marion | Cheraw List of towns in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Greer is a suburb of Greenville and Spartanburg located in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. ... Darlington is a city in Darlington County, in northeastern South Carolina. ... Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Location of Georgetown in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Georgetown Mayor Lynn Wood Wilson Area    - City 18. ... Irmo is a small town or municipality located 12 miles outside of Columbia, South Carolina. ... Dillon is a city in Dillon County, South Carolina, United States. ... Hardeeville is a city located in Jasper County, South Carolina. ... Saluda is a town located in Saluda County, South Carolina. ... North Augusta is a city located in Aiken County, South Carolina on the north bank of the Savannah River. ... Moncks Corner is the county seat of Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Clinton is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. ... Gaffney is a city in Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States. ... Downtown Orangeburg, South Carolina downtown Orangeburg Orangeburg City Hall/Stevenson Municipal Auditorium Orangeburg, also known as The Garden City, is a city located in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. ... Walterboro is a city located in Colleton County, South Carolina. ... Goose Creek is a city located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Summerville is a city, technically, but calls itself a town and is in Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States. ... Newberry is a town in Newberry County, South Carolina, 43 miles (69 km) west -northwest of Columbia. ... Chester is a city located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Clemson is a city located in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA and situated on the Beaufort River. ... A view of the beach on the islands Port Royal plantation. ... Union is a city located in Union County, South Carolina. ... Marion is a city located in Marion County, South Carolina. ... Cheraw is a town located in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. ...

Rivers

Santee River | Savannah River | Pee Dee River | Edisto River | Cooper River | Waccamaw River | Catawba River | Black River | Coosawhatchie River | Congaree River | Reedy River | Enoree River | Stono River | Tugaloo River | Broad River | Wando River This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of South Carolina: Ashepoo River Ashley River Big Black Creek Black River Broad River (2 - Beaufort Co. ... The Santee River is a river in South Carolina in the United States, approximately 143 mi (230 km long). ... For the Department of Energy facility, see Savannah River Site The Savannah River is a major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia. ... Shad Fishing in February Pee Dee River, Yauhanna, South Carolina The Pee Dee River, also known as the Great Pee Dee River, is a river in South Carolina. ... The Edisto River is the longest completely undammed / unleveed blackwater river in North America, flowing 206 meandering miles from its source in Saluda County, to its Atlantic Ocean mouth at Edisto Beach, SC. It rises in two main tributaries (North Fork & South Fork) from springs under the Sand Hills region... The Cooper River is a river in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 mi (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Catawba River is a tributary of the Wateree River, approximately 220 mi (354 km) long, in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. ... The Black River originates at the conjunction of several minor swamps just to the south of the city of Bishopville, South Carolina, flowing southeasterly on the coastal plain of South Carolina to empty into the Pee Dee River north of Georgetown, South Carolina. ... The Coosawhatchie River originates near the Towns of Allendale and Fairfax and accepts drainage from Swallow Savanna, Harters Pond, Little Duck Branch, Duck Branch, Beech Branch (LevyBay), Blood Hill Creek, and Cedar Branch. ... Congaree River at the fall line, Columbia, South Carolina The Congaree River is a short but wide river in South Carolina in the United States. ... The Reedy River is a tributary of the Saluda River, about 65 mi (105 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Enoree River is a tributary of the Broad River, 85 mi (137 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States [1]. Via the Broad and Congaree Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Santee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean [2]. The Enoree rises... The Stono River is a tidal channel in Southeast South Carolina, Southwest of Charleston. ... The Tugaloo River (originally Tugalo River) is a short river bordering Georgia and South Carolina. ... The Broad River is a tidal channel, in Beaufort and Jasper County, South Carolina. ... The Wando River is a tidewater river in the coastal area of South Carolina. ...

Attractions

Myrtle Beach Pavilion | Carowinds | Brookgreen Gardens | South of The Border | Darlington Raceway | Congaree National Park | Cypress Gardens | Hard Rock Park | Broadway at the Beach | Coastal Grand Mall | Fort Sumter | Fort Moultrie | Cooper River Bridge A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... The Myrtle Beach Pavilion is an amusement park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina expanded from the simple idea of a pavilion in 1948. ... Paramounts Carowinds is a 105 acre (425,000 m²) amusement park located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The park, which originally opened on March 31, 1973 as Carowinds, straddles the borders of North Carolina and South Carolina. ... Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... South of the Borders Sombrero Tower is one of its trademark attractions. ... Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. ... Located in South Carolina, the 34 mi² (89 km²) Congaree National Park is the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States but one of the smallest national parks. ... Cypress Gardens (163 acres) are commercial nature preserves and gardens located at 3030 Cypress Garden Road, Moncks Corner, South Carolina. ... Hard Rock Park will be 140 acre rock n roll theme park located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ... Broadway at the Beach is Myrtle Beachs premier entertainment destination. ... Coastal Grand Mall is Myrtle Beachs newest shopping center. ... Fort Sumter, located in Charleston, South Carolina, harbor, was named after General Thomas Sumter. ... Fort Moultrie is the name of a series of forts on Sullivans Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Cooper River Bridges entering Charleston, South Carolina. ...

Interstates

Interstate 20 | Interstate 20 Bus. | Interstate 26 | Interstate 126 | Interstate 526 | Interstate 73 | Interstate 74 | Interstate 174 | Interstate 77 | Interstate 85 | Interstate 85 Bus. | Interstate 185 | Interstate 385 | Interstate 585 | Interstate 95 South Carolina State Highway 2 South Carolina State Highway 3 South Carolina State Highway 4 South Carolina State Highway 5 South Carolina State Highway 6 South Carolina State Highway 7 South Carolina State Highway 8 South Carolina State Highway 9 South Carolina State Highway 10 South Carolina State Highway 11... Interstate 20 (abbreviated I-20) is a major east-west interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Business Spur Interstate 20 is a spur route that acts as a brief extension of Interstate 20 from its eastern terminus at the interchange with Interstate 95 in Florence, South Carolina. ... Interstate 26 (abbreviated I-26) is an east-west main route of the Interstate Highway System in the Southeastern United States. ... Interstate 126 is a spur route of Interstate 26, near Columbia, South Carolina. ... Interstate 526 (abbreviated I-526) or the Mark Clark Expressway is an unfinshed beltway Interstate Highway of Interstate 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. It forms a 19. ... Interstate 73 (abbreviated I-73) is a main route of the Interstate Highway System, currently located entirely within the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Interstate 74 (abbreviated I-74) is an interstate highway in the Midwestern and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 174 (abbreviated I-174) is a proposed 3-digit interstate highway route in Horry County, South Carolina that will connect Future Interstate 74 (SC 31 - Carolina Bays Parkway) to North Myrtle Beach near Main Street. ... Interstate 77 (abbreviated I-77) is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Interstate 85 (abbreviated I-85) is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 85 Business is a Business Loop of the Interstate Highway System and a freeway, running along the old route of Interstate 85 through Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. ... Interstate 185 is located in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. ... Interstate 385 (abbreviated I-385) is an interstate highway located in The Upstate region of South Carolina. ... Interstate 585 (abbreviated I-585) stretches from an Interstate 85 Business loop to Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Interstate 95 is a major interstate highway, running along the East Coast of the United States from Florida to Maine. ...

Counties

Abbeville | Aiken | Allendale | Anderson | Bamberg | Barnwell | Beaufort | Berkeley | Calhoun | Charleston | Cherokee | Chester | Chesterfield | Clarendon | Colleton | Darlington | Dillon | Dorchester | Edgefield | Fairfield | Florence | Georgetown | Greenville | Greenwood | Hampton | Horry | Jasper | Kershaw | Lancaster | Laurens | Lee | Lexington | Marion | Marlboro | McCormick | Newberry | Oconee | Orangeburg | Pickens | Richland | Saluda | Spartanburg | Sumter | Union | Williamsburg | York List of South Carolina counties Categories: Lists of U.S. counties | South Carolina counties ... Abbeville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Aiken County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Allendale County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Bamberg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Barnwell County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Clarendon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Darlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Dillon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Edgefield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Florence County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenwood County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Hampton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Horry County (pronouced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lancaster County, South Carolina - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marlboro County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... McCormick County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Newberry County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Oconee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Saluda County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Spartanburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Location in the state of South Carolina Formed 1871 Seat Kingstree Area  - Total  - Water 2,427 km² (937 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...


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