Pawleys Island, South Carolina

South Carolina Georgetown County Pawleys Island

About Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island is located in coastal Georgetown County, 12 miles north of Georgetown and 22 miles south of Myrtle Beach. Its immediate neighbors are Litchfield Beach to the north and DeBordieu to the south. Here is a map of the Georgetown area.

This relaxed beach community has only 200 year-round residents, but thousands of part-time residents and visitors. It is often described – with pride – as "arrogantly shabby." Check out these beautiful Pawleys Island photos to get a taste of the area.

Things to Do on Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island Accommodations

The following guides will help you find the perfect place to stay will visiting Pawleys Island. Check out our featured Pawleys Island accommodations:

Pawleys Island Events

Pawleys Island Recreation, Sports, Clubs

  • YMCA of Coastal Carolina
    The YMCA of Coastal Carolina includes three branches across Georgetown County serving 55,000 residents stretching from Historic Georgetown to Myrtle Beach. Recreation includes after-school enrichment, athletics, aquatics, and wellness programming for men, women, and children.

Pawleys Island Restaurants

Pawleys Island Tourism Resources

Pawleys Island Maps, Transportation

Pawleys Island Maps

Pawleys Island Transportation

When traveling to Pawleys Island you have the choice of two commercial airports. Charleston International Airport is 78 miles from the heart of Pawleys Island with Myrtle Beach Internation Airport much closer at 26 miles:

Pawleys Island Jobs, Careers

  • Jobs in Georgetown
    Our exclusive Georgetown area job board organizes jobs by type of employer, company name, and area including Pawleys Island.

  • SC Works Waccamaw Region
    The branches of the SC Works Waccamaw Region provide job seekers on Pawleys Island and in the Georgetown area with employment support from job searching and application assistance to on-the-job training and education.

Pawleys Island Businesses

For a full guide to businesses located in and around Pawleys Island, please see our South Carolina Business Directory.

Pawleys Island Economic Development

Pawleys Island News & Media

Pawleys Island does have a local newspaper, the Coastal Observer. Other Pawleys Island area newspapers and magazines can be found here: Television signals from both the Charleston and Myrtle Beach service areas can reach Pawleys Island:

Pawleys Island Government

Pawleys Island Schools, Colleges, Libraries

Pawleys Island Hospitals, Churches, Helping Organizations

Pawleys Island and the greater Georgetown area provides a host of charities and community service organizations for local residents.

Pawleys Island History, Genealogy

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