Pawleys Island is a small coastal town in South Carolina known for it’s laid-back arrogantly shabby aesthetic and charm. Endless views of oak trees draped with spanish moss, ricefields, marsh, creeks, rivers and ocean abound at every turn.

Nestled in between the Waccamaw River to the West and the Atlantic Ocean to the East, just north of Historic Georgetown and south of Murrells Inlet it also includes the barrier island of the same name where several homes in the Historic District date back to the 18th century.

+ DeBordieu

Just over an hour north of Charleston, with miles of quiet beach, peaceful marshes, golf, tennis and a bit of South Carolina's famous Lowcountry charm combine to make this one of the East Coast's most extraordinary private communities.

+ Downtown Georgetown

Just north of Charleston, Historic Georgetown, South Carolina, is a beautiful quaint waterfront community easily accessible by land, sea or air. The Georgetown County airport is less than 5 miles away and if traveling by boat, the harbor is a great stopover along the ICW between Charleston and Myrtle Beach. Surrounded by live oak lined streets, Downtown Historic Georgetown is the 3rd oldest city in the state and is filled with history, charm and personality.

+ Litchfield Beach

Litchfield Beach is the next barrier island north of Pawleys Island and is accessible by causeway.

+ Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet, the "seafood capital of South Carolina" is a small fishing village located just north of Pawleys Island; the southernmost is within Georgetown County beginning at Brookgreen Gardens and Huntington Beach State Park while spreading north into Horry County just below Myrtle Beach.

+ Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island is located along the coast of South Carolina in Georgetown County. It's about 70 miles north of Charleston and 25 miles south of Myrtle Beach. The town of Pawleys Island is part of the Winyah Neck and stretches west to the River and east to the Atlantic Ocean. Pawleys Island itself is a barrier island just four miles long and mostly one house deep through the historic distric. It's separated from the mainland by a beautiful salt marsh and accessed by two causeways.

how far is PAWLEYS ISLAND from where I live?

+ Atlanta

343.8 mi | just under 6 hours

+ Charleston

73.2 mi | just over an hour

+ Charlotte

186.6 mi | about 4 hours

+ Knoxville

404.4 mi | just under 7 hours


+ Myrtle Beach

23.8 mi | about 30 min to an hour

+ Nashville

587.2 mi | just over 9 hours

+ Raleigh

195.5 mi | about 3.5 hours

+ Richmond

339.8 mi | about 5.5 hours