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Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

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Welcome to Atlantic Beach ...

The town of Atlantic Beach is located in Horry County.

A typical abbreviation for Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atlantic Beach has a population of 402 people<1> (see below for details).

Atlantic Beach is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Atlantic Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Atlantic Beach is located in the (843) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlantic Beach had a population of 334 people. This makes Atlantic Beach the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 334 people, the population of Atlantic Beach decreased 4.84% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 351 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atlantic Beach had an population of 402 people. This is an increase of 20.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.53% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlantic Beach.

Communities near Atlantic Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Calabash (NC)   [Map]   2,146   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carolina Shores (NC)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ocean Isle Beach (NC)   [Map]   614   E   18 miles [29 km]
Sunset Beach (NC)   [Map]   3,902   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arcadian Shores   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cedar Creek Village   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atlantic Beach.

Communities Also Named Atlantic Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Atlantic Beach - they are located in Florida, New York, North Carolina and Rhode Island.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlantic Beach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atlantic Beach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlantic Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlantic Beach.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atlantic Beach:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlantic Beach ...

Looking for more information about Atlantic Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Atlantic Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atlantic Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atlantic Beach.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atlantic Beach. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Horry County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atlantic Beach. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atlantic Beach.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlantic Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Atlantic Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atlantic Beach) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atlantic Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atlantic Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlantic Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8035, Longitude: -78.7173     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlantic Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atlantic Beach.