Population: 19,300 Average real estate: $145,080

Why Conway, SC

Some call it a “local’s secret” while others describe Conway, SC a place where warm smiles replace long lines.

Situated near the east coast on South Carolina’s Coast Plain is Conway, one of the state’s oldest towns. Created in 1734, Conway is known as the county seat of Horry County. It is situated on the western banks of the scenic Waccamaw River and just west of Myrtle Beach – home to many entertainment lures.

With a past that has been proudly preserved, Conway is home to many historic sites with many of the town’s buildings and structures on the National Register of Historic Places.


Originally named Kingston, the town went through a few name changes after the American Revolutionary War before becoming Conway.

For those that love the outdoors, there is a wealth of opportunity to enjoy the surrounding nature. With numerous bike trails, paddle trails and parks, one is not short of choice for ways to enjoy the outdoors. 

Conway’s southern hospitality, small town atmosphere and focus on family are just some of the reasons that make this historic rivertown a great place to live, play, work and do business.

For more information on the area go to: http://www.cityofconway.com