Fact Sheet

Answers to frequently asked questions about the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina.

How many annual visitors?
17.95 million (2015 estimate per D.K. Shifflet)

How many golf courses?
88 (2016)

How many rounds of golf played annually?
Approximately 2.7 million (2016 estimate)

How many miniature golf courses?

How many full-service restaurants?
Approximately 1,700 
(in Horry & Georgetown counties)

How many live entertainment theaters?
8, with a total of over 11,577 seats

How many hotels?
Approximately 425

How many rooms?
Approximately 98,600 accommodations 
(approx. 53,000 represent hotel/motel only)

How many outlet stores?
Over 300

Population of Horry County?
2013 estimate 289,650

Population of Myrtle Beach?
2013 estimate 29,175

Population of the Grand Strand?
Approximately 293,000

Square miles in Horry County?
(largest in South Carolina)

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