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Area Description

Conway is one of the oldest towns in South Carolina. Originally names Kingston, the town was created in 1732. It was laid out on a riverbluff in the center of Horry County. Conway is only a few miles from the shores of the Atlantic ocean and its Grand Strand. Conway offers a unique alternative to the beach lifestyle with its rich heritage and more relaxed pace. Conway is home to a university, two technical colleges, a state of the art hospital, excellent schools, live theaters, business district, a county museum, art studios, downtown historic district and scenic riverfront. You will be welcomed with open arms and southern hospitality. We love where we live, and so will you.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Conway offers boat and kaiack tours and rentals along the Waccamaw River, along with fishing. Conway has bike and walking trails to enjoy, along with the county's largest Christmas Parade, and extravagant Independence Day festival, recreation center, movie cinemas, live theaters and just minutes away from the beach.

Cultural Activities

Conway offers a modern library located beside the museum. We have live theaters that perform events throughout the year.

Public transportation

Conway offers public bus transportation, quick access to Myrtle Beach International Airport, many options to rental car facilities and of course taxi.

Medical Facilities

Conway offers state of the art medical care and hospital.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  33.6  44.9  56.1  4.6 "  0.2 "
 Feb  35.6  47.8  59.9  3.5 "  0.0 "
 Mar  42.8  55.1  67.5  4.1 "  0.1 "
 Apr  49.6  62.3  75.0  3.1 "  0.0 "
 May  58.5  70.2  81.9  4.2 "  0.0 "
 Jun  66.1  76.8  87.5  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Jul  70.4  80.5  90.7  6.5 "  0.0 "
 Aug  69.1  79.1  89.0  6.5 "  0.0 "
 Sep  63.6  74.0  84.4  5.3 "  0.0 "
 Oct  51.4  63.7  76.0  3.2 "  0.0 "
 Nov  42.7  55.3  67.9  2.7 "  0.0 "
 Dec  35.7  47.4  59.0  3.6 "  0.5 "

Weather here is fantastic, with warm sunshine in the spring and summer, and very mild winter. Of course, with being located on the coast, they is chances of hurricanes.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Conway, SC

Conway, South Carolina cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Conway offers a wide variety of housing options. We have many realtors eager to help you find exactly what you are looking for whether it be a new construction, buy or rental. Conway is a fast growing community with many new subdivisions being built. Conway offers a wide range from living in the hustle and bustle of downtown or living on the outskirts of town. Conway also offers nursing care and assisted living facilities.

Senior Assistance in Conway, SC

Conway, South Carolina offers the following assistance for seniors:

Conway offers assisted living and wonderful home health and hospice care.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

We have several opportunities for volunteers in our community. Our hospital, schools, and local business are always looking for volunteer.

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