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Litchfield Beach, South Carolina
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Nickname(s): 
Litchfield
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Georgetown
Developed 1960
Time zone Eastern
 • Summer (DST) Eastern
Area code(s) 843

Litchfield Beach, also known simply as Litchfield, is an unincorporated community in South Carolina, United States. It lies three miles north of Pawleys Island, on the South Carolina Grand Strand. The communities Litchfield-By-The-Sea and North Litchfield are within Litchfield Beach.

The community takes its name from Litchfield Plantation, a rice plantation founded early in the 18th century. It initially started in the 1950s as Retreat Beach. Modern development of the community began in the 1960s.

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