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Welcome to Socastee ...

Socastee is located in Horry County<1>.

The pronunciation of Socastee: SOCK-uh-stee<2>

Socastee is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Socastee: (843)

Communities near Socastee ...

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

  • Myrtle Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle Beach
    • Myrtle Beach [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Socastee
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Socastee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<5>
  • Surfside Beach [Horry County]
  • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briarcliffe Acres
    • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Socastee
    • 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
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    • Atlantic Beach [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic Beach
      • Atlantic Beach [Horry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Socastee
      • 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
    • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawleys Island
      • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Socastee
      • 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>
    • Bucksport [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucksport
      • Bucksport [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Socastee
      • 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
    • Garden City [Horry County]
    • Oceanside Village [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceanside Village
      • Oceanside Village [Horry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Socastee
      • 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
    • Garden City Beach [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 Socastee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Socastee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Socastee ...

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

Adding Socastee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Socastee

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Horry County

About South Carolina

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Socastee. 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Socastee. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Socastee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Socastee) 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 Socastee. 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 SocasteeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Socastee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6829, Longitude: -78.9984    
<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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