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Welcome to Gurley ...

Gurley is located in Horry County<1>.

Gurley is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Gurley: (843)

Communities Also Named Gurley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Gurley - they are located in Alabama (2), Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Gurley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gurley.

  • Conway [Horry County]
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    • Conway [Horry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Gurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<4>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
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    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Gurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabor City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor City<4>
  • Loris [Horry County]
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    • Loris [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Gurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loris<4>
  • Aynor [Horry County]
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    • Aynor [Horry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Gurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 978 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aynor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aynor<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nichols [Marion County]
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      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Gurley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<4>
    • Allen [Horry County]
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      • Allen [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Gurley
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    • Daisy [Horry County]
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      • Daisy [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Gurley
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    • Finklea [Horry County]
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      • Finklea [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Gurley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finklea have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cool Spring [Horry County]
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      • Cool Spring [Horry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Gurley
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    • Green Sea [Horry County]

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 Gurley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gurley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gurley. 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 Gurley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gurley. See our Newspapers Page for Gurley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gurley ...

Looking for more information about Gurley? 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.

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

Adding Gurley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gurley 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 Gurley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gurley on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Horry County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Horry County: www.horrycounty.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Horry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gurley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gurley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gurley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GurleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gurley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0036, Longitude: -78.9867    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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