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DeBordieu, South Carolina
Unincorporated Community
Nickname(s): DeBordieu
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Georgetown
Time zone Eastern
Area code(s) 843

DeBordieu, DeBordieu Beach or DeBordieu Colony is an unincorporated community & private community in Georgetown County, South Carolina. It consists of approximately 2,700 acres (11 km2) of land, of which roughly 800 acres is wildlife preserve inaccessible to the citizens of Georgetown County. DeBordieu is located south of Pawleys Island and north of Georgetown east of U.S. Route 17. It is an oceanfront gated community with a private golf and country club.

Coordinates: 33°22′09″N 79°09′06″W / 33.36917°N 79.15167°W / 33.36917; -79.15167

The Koury Family found the island. They Were the Governors of DeBordieu until 1809 and they only let specific people onto the island. It became a colony in 1654.
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