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Know Your Zone: Evacuation Zones

Should I Stay or Should I Go? KNOW YOUR ZONE!

One of the hardest decisions to make when a hurricane approaches is whether to stay put or travel hundreds of miles inland.

HORRY COUNTY ZONES:

Evacuation areas for ZONE A include:

  • All areas east of U.S. Business 17 up to the intersection with US 17
  • All areas east of U.S. 17 to the northern county line
  • Also includes all flood prone areas along the Waccamaw River and the Great and Little Pee Dee Rivers, as well as all mobile home residents within Horry County.


Evacuation areas for ZONE B include:

  • Areas South of Highway 707 and Longwood Drive
  • Areas in Longwood Plantation (Blackmoor) to the Waccamaw River
  • All areas east of US 17 Bypass to US 17


Evacuation areas for ZONE C include:

  • Areas between Hwy 701 and Hwy 544
  • South of Brown's Chapel Avenue and Hwy 814
  • All areas east of Highway 31 (Carolina Bays Parkway) to Hwy 90
  • All areas east of Highway 90 to US 7 to the northern county line


Click here for an interactive Know Your Zone map for Horry County.


GEORGETOWN COUNTY ZONES:

Evacuation areas for ZONE A include:

  • East of Highway 17 to the Atlantic Ocean from the South Santee River and North to the Horry County line, including Sandy Island
  • East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road and Powell Road to the South Santee River
  • All low-lying areas along the Waccamaw River, Great Pee Dee River, Black River, and Sampit River South of Highway 521 (17A), including Maryville
  • All mobile home residents in the county

Evacuation areas for ZONE B include:

  • East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road to Powell Road to the South Santee River
  • On the Atlantic Ocean side of Powell Road to Alt. US 17 to Highway 521 to Brick Chimney Road to State Highway 51 to Black River Road ending at the Black River
  • All low-lying areas along the Waccamaw River, Great Pee Dee River, and Black River, and all areas East of them to the coast
  • All mobile home residents in the county

Evacuation areas for ZONE C include:

  • East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road to Powell Road to the South Santee River
  • On the Atlantic Ocean side of Powell Road to Alt. US 17 to Highway 521 to Sawmill Road to Indian Hut Road to Carvers Bay Road (State Highway S-22-4) to Plantation Hill Road (State Highway 261) to Old Pee Dee Road to the Northern County Line
  • All mobile home residents in the county

Click here for an interactive Know Your Zone map for Georgetown County.


Important Phone Numbers:

Horry County EMD: (843)915-5150

Georgetown County EMD: (843)545-3273

Georgetown County Information Hotline: (843)545-3900, available 24 hours a day when the Georgetown County Emergency Operations Center is activated

American Red Cross (Shelters): (843)477-0020

SCDOT: (888)877-9151
Traffic and Road Conditions
Only Activated when needed & Spanish interpreters are available.


Re-entry Information: (843)246-0133
This phone line is manned in Columbia and provides information on evacuation, shelters, damage assessments and re-entry. The number is activated once an evacuation is ordered.


SCDHEC: (843)915-8804
Special Medical Needs Shelters

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