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Conway, South Carolina
Welcome to Conway ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Conway has a population of 25,848 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Conway.
Conway is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Conway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Conway: (843)
The ZIP codes for Conway: 29526-29528<4>
Websites for Conway ...
Official Website: www.cityofconway.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.conwayscchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Conway had an population of 25,848 people. This is an increase of 51.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 119.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Conway had a population of 17,103 people (or 6.35% of the total population of Horry County). This makes Conway the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Conway represents 0.37% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,103 people, the population of Conway increased 45.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,788 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Conway.
Communities Also Named Conway ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Conway - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Conway.
Communities near Conway ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Conway.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Conway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Conway.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Conway. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Conway.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Conway. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Conway.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conway ...
Looking for more information about Conway? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Conway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Conway.
Adding Conway to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Conway in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Conway was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Conway on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Conway on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Conway: www.cityofconway.com/
The official website for Horry County: www.horrycounty.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 28 Dec 2021