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Welcome to Little River ...

Little River is located in Horry County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

Little River is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Little River lies within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Little River: 29566<3>

Communities Also Named Little River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Little River - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia and Yukon.

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

Communities near Little River ...

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

  • Myrtle Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle Beach
    • Myrtle Beach [Horry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Little River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle Beach<5>
  • North Myrtle Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Myrtle Beach
    • North Myrtle Beach [Horry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Little River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Myrtle Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Myrtle Beach<5>
  • Shallotte [Brunswick County]
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    • Shallotte [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Little River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shallotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shallotte<5>
  • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Beach
    • Sunset Beach [Brunswick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Little River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunset Beach<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County]
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      • Ocean Isle Beach [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Little River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Isle Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Isle Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Isle Beach<5>
    • Holden Beach [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden Beach
      • Holden Beach [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Little River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holden Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holden Beach<5>
    • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briarcliffe Acres
      • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Little River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Briarcliffe Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briarcliffe Acres
    • Atlantic Beach [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic Beach
      • Atlantic Beach [Horry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Little River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic Beach
    • Longs [Horry County]
    • Longwood [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longwood
      • Longwood [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little River ...

Looking for more information about Little River? 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 Little River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Little River.

Adding Little River to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Little River on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Little River 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 Little River. 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 Little River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Little River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Little River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little River) 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 Little River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Little RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8765, Longitude: -78.6141    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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