Are you looking to relocate to the Myrtle Beach area? Here's a glimpse of Loris, SC. This small, friendly, peaceful community provides a pleasant place for growing businesses and families. Video 4 of a series of videos highlighting communities throughout Horry County.
Located just 23 miles northwest of Myrtle Beach, is the town of Loris, South Carolina; where the low cost of living coupled with an active business community, creates an ideal location to live and grow your business all within a family friendly environment.
Loris was established in 1902, with the help of the railroad system that evolved when the timber and turpentine industry needed to build rails into the Horry County forests to help get timber to the sawmills. Loris became a major train depot and began thriving as a city.
With a population just over 2,500 and a cost of living 12% lower then the U.S. average, this small, friendly community provides a place to live that has pleasant, safe neighborhoods perfect for growing families and quiet living. Whether you are seeking a traditional neighborhood, golf course community, plentiful acreage, or farm living, Loris has it all.
Loris has a healthy economy, quality education, top-notch health facilities and a variety of recreational opportunities. Along with a downtown that features unique specialty stores, cafes and restaurants that offer the best in southern hospitality.
Loris is part of the Horry County School District boasting 51 schools and 2 academies. These schools offer a progressive and award winning education system. With Loris High School rated among the top 15 in the state. The area also has two nationally recognized institutions - Coastal Carolina University and Horry Georgetown Technical College, perfect for higher education or specialized training.
As a resident in Loris, you will also enjoy easy access to some of the best healthcare options in the area, including McLeod Loris Seacoast Hospital. Offering the state-of the art facilities delivering the highest standard of care.
Loris is also not far from the Myrtle Beach International Airport that makes traveling easy and affordable with low cost carriers offering direct flights to over 30 non-stop markets.
Not only does Loris offer a great place to live, it also offers great things to businesses that want to relocate to the area. With affordable real estate, low property taxes along with competitive wages, your business can more profitable.
Start build and grow your business at the growing Loris Commerce Park. Here there is over 100 acres available and also home to businesses such as: Carolina Food Service, Integra Fabric, Horry County State Bank, and it is the future home of Accent Stainless Steel.
If you are looking a superior quality of life in a town where you and your family can call home and where your business can grow and expand, then Loris is the perfect location for you.