Horry County, South Carolina
Originally part of colonial
Craven County (1682), Horry County has also been part of Prince George Winyah (1722),
Prince Frederick (1734), and All Saints (1767) parishes, which served as early
religious and civic jurisdictions. This area, which became part of newly-formed
Georgetown District in 1769, was given its present boundaries and named Kingston
County in 1785. In 1801, it was renamed Horry District, and, in 1868, Horry
Portrait of Peter Horry (born circa 1747 - died 1815)
To see a picture of the bronze bust of Peter Horry in the Horry County Courthouse, click here.
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