South Carolina    
      
Number of BEACH Act Beaches Reported    
CountyTotal CountMonitored CountNot Monitored CountTier 4 (B)*Beach Length (Mi)
Beaufort330020.79
Charleston550025.59
Georgetown440014.64
Horry990029.93
Only coastal beaches are included on these lists.

For more information contact:    
Contact NameContact EmailContact PhoneAgency Name    Agency URL   
Lindsey Lachenmyerlachenlm@dhec.sc.gov803-898-4011Department of Environmental ServicesWebsite
List of Beaches    
State Code: SC, County: Beaufort
Beach NameMonitoredNot MonitoredTier RankCommentsBeach
Length (Mi)
FRIPP ISLANDYes-2-2.99
HILTON HEAD ISLANDYes-2-13.58
HUNTING ISLANDYes-2-4.22
Count: 3Count: 3Count: 0
State Code: SC, County: Charleston
Beach NameMonitoredNot MonitoredTier RankCommentsBeach
Length (Mi)
EDISTO ISLANDYes-2-5.82
ISLE OF PALMSYes-2-5.92
KIAWAH ISLANDYes-2-8.43
SEABROOK ISLANDYes-2-2.91
SULLIVANS ISLANDYes-2-2.51
Count: 5Count: 5Count: 0
State Code: SC, County: Georgetown
Beach NameMonitoredNot MonitoredTier RankCommentsBeach
Length (Mi)
GEORGETOWN COUNTY BEACH DEBORDIEU BEACHYes-2-3.73
GEORGETOWN COUNTY BEACH HUNTINGTON BEACH STATE PARKYes-2-3.2
GEORGETOWN COUNTY BEACH LITCHFIELD BEACHYes-2-3.91
PAWLEYS ISLAND TOWN OFYes-2-3.8
Count: 4Count: 4Count: 0
State Code: SC, County: Horry
Beach NameMonitoredNot MonitoredTier RankCommentsBeach
Length (Mi)
BRIARCLIFFE ACRES TOWN OFYes-1-.54
HORRY COUNTY BEACH ARCADIA BEACHYes-1-3.47
HORRY COUNTY BEACH GARDEN CITY BEACHYes-2-1.79
HORRY COUNTY BEACH SPRINGMAID BEACHYes-1-.33
HORRY COUNTY BEACHES SOUTH CAROLINA CAMPGROUNDSYes-1-2.3
HORRY COUNTY BEACHES SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PARKYes-1-1.1
MYRTLE BEACH CITY OFYes-1-9.77
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH CITY OFYes-1-8.5
SURFSIDE BEACH TOWN OFYes-1-2.13
Count: 9Count: 9Count: 0
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*CWA SEC. 406 ”(g) LIST OF WATERS.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—Beginning not later than 18 months after the date of publication of performance criteria under subsection (a), based on information made available to the Administrator, the Administrator shall identify, and maintain a list of, discrete coastal recreation waters adjacent to beaches or similar points of access that are used by the public that— ‘‘(A) specifies any waters described in this paragraph that are subject to a monitoring and notification program consistent with the performance criteria established under subsection (a); and ‘‘(B) specifies any waters described in this paragraph for which there is no monitoring and notification program (including waters for which fiscal constraints will prevent the State or the Administrator from performing monitoring and notification consistent with the performance criteria established under subsection (a)).

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