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Welcome to Loris ...

The city of Loris is located in Horry County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loris has a population of 2,708 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Loris.

Loris is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Loris: (843)

The ZIP code for Loris: 29569<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loris had an population of 2,708 people. This is an increase of 13.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loris had a population of 2,396 people. This makes Loris the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Loris represents 0.05% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,396 people, the population of Loris increased 15.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,079 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Loris.

Communities near Loris ...

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

  • Conway [Horry County]
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    • Conway [Horry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Loris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tabor City
    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Loris
    • 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<6>
  • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadbourn
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Loris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadbourn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<6>
  • Brunswick [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
    • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Loris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aynor [Horry County]
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      • Aynor [Horry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Loris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 978 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aynor<6>
    • Fair Bluff [Columbus County]
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      • Fair Bluff [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Loris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Atlantic Beach [Horry County]
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      • Atlantic Beach [Horry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Loris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nichols [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nichols
      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Loris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<6>
    • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cerro Gordo
      • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Loris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerro Gordo
    • Daisy [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
      • Daisy [Horry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Loris
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Loris. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Loris.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loris ...

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

Adding Loris to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loris. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Loris.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Loris). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loris or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Loris) 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 Loris. 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 LorisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0557, Longitude: -78.8888    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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