Cities in Horry County, South Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 22 cities in Horry County, South Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Myrtle Beach1South Carolina40,86535,9693.09%1,74523.41
Conway2South Carolina29,62925,0634.01%1,20024.69
Carolina Forest3South Carolina25,18523,4260.72%1,49816.82
Socastee4South Carolina24,07825,846-0.8%1,80113.37
North Myrtle Beach5South Carolina20,77218,9002.31%94421.99
Red Hill6South Carolina14,88016,290-2.31%1,35410.99
Murrells Inlet7South Carolina11,3029,2924.66%1,5457.32
Garden City8South Carolina10,57711,193-1.44%1,9795.34
Little River9South Carolina9,9389,6920.63%94810.48
Forestbrook10South Carolina7,2157,613-1.35%1,9663.67
Surfside Beach11South Carolina4,4004,1601.38%2,2591.95
Loris12South Carolina2,8092,4653.16%6174.55
Aynor13South Carolina1,0819852.27%6001.80
Homewood14South Carolina9641,642-14.46%4752.03
Bucksport15South Carolina8366075.82%1994.20
Briarcliffe Acres16South Carolina5594793.71%8790.64
Finklea17South Carolina515426-0.39%1912.69
Atlantic Beach18South Carolina36719912.92%2,2650.16
Nichols19South Carolina218230-1.36%1631.34
Green Sea20South Carolina5670-5.08%321.76
Ketchuptown21South Carolina0350%02.71
Live Oak22South Carolina0660%00.84

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Horry County, South Carolina?

Myrtle Beach is the largest city in Horry County.

What is the smallest city in Horry County, South Carolina?

Live Oak is the smallest city in Horry County.

How many cities are in Horry County?

There are 22 cities in Horry County, South Carolina.

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