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Welcome to Surfside Beach ...

The town of Surfside Beach is located in Horry County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Surfside Beach: Surfside Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Surfside Beach has a population of 4,527 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Surfside Beach is near sea level<3>.

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

Surfside Beach is located in the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Surfside Beach: 29575<4>

Websites for Surfside Beach ...

Official Website: www.surfsidebeach.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Surfside Beach had an population of 4,527 people. This is an increase of 17.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Surfside Beach had a population of 3,837 people. This makes Surfside Beach the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Surfside Beach represents 0.08% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,837 people, the population of Surfside Beach decreased 13.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,425 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Surfside Beach.

Communities Also Named Surfside Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Surfside Beach - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Surfside Beach ...

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

  • Myrtle Beach [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle Beach
    • Myrtle Beach [Horry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Surfside Beach
    • 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<6>
  • Conway [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conway
    • Conway [Horry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Surfside Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
  • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briarcliffe Acres
    • Briarcliffe Acres [Horry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Surfside Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Briarcliffe Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briarcliffe Acres
  • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawleys Island
    • Pawleys Island [Georgetown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Surfside Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawleys Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawleys Island<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Murrells Inlet [Georgetown County]
    • Socastee [Horry County]
    • Inlet Oaks Village [Georgetown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inlet Oaks Village
      • Inlet Oaks Village [Georgetown County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Surfside Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inlet Oaks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inlet Oaks Village
    • Bucksport [Horry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucksport
      • Bucksport [Horry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Surfside Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucksport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucksport
    • Forestbrook [Horry County]
    • Litchfield Beach [Georgetown 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 Surfside Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Surfside Beach.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Surfside Beach ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in South Carolina

About Horry County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Surfside Beach: www.surfsidebeach.org/

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 Surfside Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Surfside Beach - 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 town (such as Surfside Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Surfside Beach 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Surfside Beach) 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 Surfside Beach. 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 Surfside BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surfside Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6057, Longitude: -78.9725    
<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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