Welcome To Loris South Carolina - a town located on the grand strand!
Loris is in northern Horry County on the Atlantic coastal plain. U.S. Route 701 passes through the city, leading southwest 19 miles to Conway, the Horry county seat, and north 7 miles to Tabor City, North Carolina. South Carolina Highway 9, a four-lane highway, passes 2 miles north of Loris, leading northwest 18 miles to Nichols and southeast 21 miles to North Myrtle Beach. SC Highway 9 Business (Main Street) crosses US 701 in the center of Loris, leading northwest 7 miles to SC 9 near Green Sea, and southeast 6 miles to SC 9 near Goretown.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Loris has a total area of 4.6 square miles, of which 0.02 square miles or 0.43%, are water.
--- the above taken from Wikipedia