Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach is a coastal resort city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It is the de facto hub of both the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area and the Grand Strand, a complex of beach towns and barrier islands stretching from Little River, South Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina.

Arising from a getaway for lumber workers from Conway, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach has rapidly developed into a major tourist destination in the Southeastern United States in the late 20th century and 2000s.[citation needed] The estimated 2009 population for the city is 84,345.[3] As of 2009, the metro area had an estimated population of 324,571.[4] According to the 2000 census, the area was the 13th fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States.[5]


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