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

Litchfield Beach, also known simply as Litchfield, is an unincorporated community in Georgetown County, South Carolina. It lies in the Waccamaw Neck section, 3 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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