Basic information about the Horry County
The Horry County is located in the state of South Carolina. This county occupies 1256 square miles, with 122 square miles being water areas. There are 269.291 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Horry County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (79.87%), followed by Black or African American (13.44%) and Some Other Race (3.11%). There are 112.225 households in the county, while 64,38% of them are family households and 35,62% represent non family households. There are 14 cities and towns in Horry County. The most populated city is Myrtle Beach city and the smallest town or village is Atlantic Beach town.