Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 159.
HORRY DISTRICT, situated on the northeastern boundary of South Carolina, with the Atlantic on the southeast, and Little Pedee river on the west. Area, 1,000 square miles. Face of the country, level; soil, sterile. Seat of justice, Conwayborough. Pop. in 1810, 4,349; in 1820, 5,025; in 1830, 5,323; in 1840, 5,755; in 1850, 7,646.