About Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°43?N 78°53?W? / ?33.717°N 78.883°W? / 33.717; -78.883Coordinates: 33°43?N 78°53?W? / ?33.717°N 78.883°W? / 33.717; -78.88316.8 sq mi (43.5 km2)16.8 sq mi (43.5 km2)12,359,674 sq mi (0.1 km2) ? Density 1,356/sq mi (523.7/km2)www.cityofmyrtlebeach.comMyrtle Beach ( /m?r?t?l?bi?t?/) is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. It is situated on the center of a large and continuous stretch of beach known as the Grand Strand in northeastern South Carolina. It is considered to be a major tourist destination in the Southeast, attracting an estimated 14.6 million visitors each summer.  As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 27,109, with the Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway combined statistical area population of 329,449.