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Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Nickname(s): 
The Black Pearl
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina is located in South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Location in South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina is located in the United States
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Location in the United States
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina is located in North America
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Location in North America
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Horry
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 334
 • Estimate 
(2019)
445
 • Density 2,746.91/sq mi (1,062.85/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29582
Area codes 843, 854
FIPS code 45-03205
GNIS feature ID 1231019

Atlantic Beach is a town in Horry County, South Carolina, United States, part of the Grand Strand tourist region. The population was 334 at the 2010 census. Most of the land around the town is annexed into the city of North Myrtle Beach.

Geography

Atlantic Beach is located at 33°48′10″N 78°43′01″W / 33.802838°N 78.717007°W / 33.802838; -78.717007.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 215
1980 289 34.4%
1990 446 54.3%
2000 351 −21.3%
2010 334 −4.8%
2019 (est.) 445 33.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Atlantic Beach racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 77 39.49%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 88 45.13%
Asian 3 1.54%
Other/Mixed 15 7.69%
Hispanic or Latino 12 6.15%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 195 people, 87 households, and 39 families residing in the town.

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