Pawleys Island at a Glance

Area Population

Georgetown County 60,189

Andrews 2,831

Georgetown 9,092

Murrells Inlet 7,547

Town Of Pawleys Island 103

Georgetown County covers nearly 813 square miles and Horry

County's land area in square miles totals 1,134

 

Highways

U.S. 17 runs north to Myrtle Beach and south to Charleston.

U.S. 701 runs north to North Carolina from Georgetown.

U.S. 17A runs south to I-26 and I-95.

U.S. 521 runs west to I-95, Sumter and Columbia.

 

Climate

With an average annual high temperature of 75.6 degrees and an average annual low temperature of 52.4 degrees, the Litchfield- Pawleys Island area enjoys a subtropical climate throughout the year, with the Atlantic Ocean and warm air currents from the Gulf Stream keeping temperatures moderate.  The average water temperature off the nearby coast is a delightful 69.8 degrees.