Home to the world-recognized travel destination Myrtle Beach, Horry County is a premier location for business growth and development that’s becoming increasingly recognized. Businesses from around the world have relocated and expanded their companies to Horry County because of the pro-business climate, low tax rates, low utility costs and competitive wages. In fact, the cost of living in Horry County is 7.3% lower than the national average.
Horry County is home to the Myrtle Beach International Airport and two local airports, along with an extensive highway network that provides access to Interstate 95, less than 50 miles away.
The county also houses Coastal Carolina University, the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway and Grand Strand Campuses, the Webster University Myrtle Beach Campus, the Miller-Motte College Conway Campus, and the Pittsburgh Institute of Aviation providing access to a total labor force of over 150,000 and a unionization rate of only 1.5%.