About the Area

About the Area

Coastal Carolina University is located in Horry County within the city limits of Conway, S.C., and in close proximity to the resort areas near Myrtle Beach, which are often referred to as the "Grand Strand." Consequently, there are many options for accommodations, dining and recreation. The following links provide information about visiting and living in the area. Learn more about area attractions »

Visitor Information and Accommodations

Myrtle Beach Area
South Carolina

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Chambers of Commerce

Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce
Conway Chamber of Commerce
Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce
Little River Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
Loris Chamber of Commerce
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce

Counties, Cities, Towns

Horry County
    City of Conway (4 miles)
    City of Myrtle Beach (7 miles)
    City of North Myrtle Beach (23 miles)
    Town of Atlantic Beach (25 miles)
    Town of Aynor (18 miles)
    Town of Briarcliffe Acres (21 miles)
    Town of Garden City Beach (17 miles)
    Town of Little River (28 miles)
    Town of Surfside Beach (15 miles)

Georgetown County
    Georgetown (39 miles)
    Litchfield Beach (26 miles)
    Murrells Inlet (19 miles)
    Pawleys Island (29 miles)

Economic and Community Development

Clay Brittain Jr. Center for Resort Tourism, Coastal Carolina University
Community and Business Engagement (CoBE) Institute, Coastal Carolina University
Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, Coastal Carolina University
Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation
North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA)
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments


South Carolina State Election Commission
U.S. Election Assistance Commission
TurboVote (for CCU students)

The above links to area organizations, governments and related agencies are provided as a community service based on available websites. For a variety of reasons, Coastal Carolina University may facilitate and/or provide hotel bookings, airline travel and/or car rental for University faculty and staff, as well as for some campus visitors. Certain hotels and service providers may offer discounted rates for University faculty, staff and/or visitors. Coastal Carolina University does not endorse or guarantee any accommodations or services.