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DeBordieu, South Carolina
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 a private, unincorporated community in Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States. 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. Parts of DeBordieu lie on Debidue Island. 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.

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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