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Myrtle Beach is a top vacation city located on the Atlantic coast in South Carolina. It is the center of the Grand Strand, a 60 mile chain of beaches that dot the coast line. The city earned its name from a contest held in 1900, where a woman suggested it be named after a locally abundant shrub, the Southern Wax Myrtle. Due to its warm climate and beautiful beaches, the city attracts an astonishing 14 million tourist a year. The city offers much to see and do and boasts a great family-friendly atmosphere. 

Population and Attractions

As of the 2010 census, the population in Myrtle Beach was 27,109. The city is a wonderful tourist's destination, but it is also a great place to settle down. With the abundance of sunshine and warm weather, there is plenty to do here year round. If you love the outdoors, you can spend time fishing or boating. The city is also home to a number of museums and art galleries. Myrtle Beach also offers some of the world's best and more challenging golf courses.


Horry County Schools are themed, "inspiring possibilities for student success through a broad range of unique teaching and learning opportunities."

The countywide school district is the 3rd largest in South Carolina encompasses 51 schools in the nine attendance areas of Myrtle Beach, Carolina Forest, Conway, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Loris, Aynor, Green Sea Floyds and St. James. 

Real Estate

Ace According to Zillow.com, the average Myrtle Beach home price is $164,000. The median per square foot list price is $145. Rental listings in Myrtle Beach average approximately $1027 per month, for two to three bedroom apartment. This is significantly lower than the nation's average of $1,411 per month for a rental. 

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