North Myrtle Beach is located in Horry County just southwest of the North Carolina state line along US Highway 17 near the Waccamaw Waterway. The city is located a few miles north of Myrtle Beach on the Atlantic Coast of South Carolina.
North Myrtle Beach is part of the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina metro area.
The City of North Myrtle Beach is known as the "Grand Strand." The City of North Myrtle Beach was the result of a consolidation of four smaller beach communities, Ocean Drive Beach, Cherry Grove, Crescent Beach, and Windy Hill Beach. North Myrtle Beach has evolved into a year-round resort.
With nine miles of beach and 9.3 square mile land area, the City is a growing mix of permanent residential neighborhoods, and beach homes, hotels, motels and multi-storied condominiums.
Theatres, shopping centers, restaurants, city parks and other amusements are available for visitors and residents. North Myrtle Beach is blessed with sunny weather, warm ocean for bathing and surfing.