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Welcome to Murrells Inlet ...

Murrells Inlet is located in Georgetown County<1>.

Murrells Inlet is near sea level<2>.

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

Murrells Inlet is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Murrells Inlet: 29576<3>

Websites for Murrells Inlet ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.georgetowncountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Murrells Inlet, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Murrells Inlet ...

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

  • Myrtle Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle Beach
    • Myrtle Beach [Horry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Murrells Inlet
    • 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>
  • Conway [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conway
    • Conway [Horry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Murrells Inlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<5>
  • Georgetown [Georgetown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Georgetown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Murrells Inlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<5>
  • Surfside Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surfside Beach
    • Surfside Beach [Horry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Murrells Inlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surfside Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surfside Beach<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawleys Island
      • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Murrells Inlet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawleys Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawleys Island<5>
    • Oceanside Village [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceanside Village
      • Oceanside Village [Horry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Murrells Inlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceanside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanside Village
    • Litchfield Beach [Georgetown County]
    • Bucksport [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucksport
      • Bucksport [Horry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Murrells Inlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucksport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucksport
    • Jackson [Georgetown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Georgetown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Murrells Inlet
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Socastee [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 Murrells Inlet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murrells Inlet.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murrells Inlet ...

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

Adding Murrells Inlet to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Murrells Inlet 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 Murrells Inlet was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Georgetown County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Georgetown County: www.georgetowncountysc.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 Georgetown, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murrells Inlet - 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 Murrells Inlet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Murrells Inlet 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Murrells Inlet) 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 Murrells Inlet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murrells InletOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murrells Inlet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5504, Longitude: -79.0425    
<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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