Little River Real Estate
The town of Little River, South Carolina is one of the oldest
settlements along the coast. Known for its seafood, deep-sea
& commercial fishing, charter boats, annual blue crab festival
and historic live oak trees, it is one of the last communities
on the Grand Strand where a slower pace of life still exists.
Residents and visitors alike share a quieter, more peaceful
time in this quaint fishing village.
Located just a few minutes north of the hustle and bustle of
Myrtle Beach; yet conveniently close enough to all the area’s
attractions, signature golf courses, unique variety shows, shopping
outlets and entertainment so all of the Grand Strand’s splendor
is within a few moments drive. For those who love to play in
the waterway, there are jet ski rentals at the waterfront as
well as dock space and boat rentals at Crickett Cove and Coquina
Little River has quite a colorful history. Names like Captain
Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney and others are part of the local
lore. President George Washington noted that he dined with James
Cochran in Little River in April 1791. Through the years, Little
River has reluctantly played host to pirates, smugglers and
blockade-runners in the Civil War.
Come and experience all that Little River has to offer. There’s
something here for everyone!
tribes called the stream Mineola, meaning "little river"
and that became its name. Little River is one of the oldest settlements
along the coast, with fishermen and farmers coming to stay in
the late 1600s and 1700s. There are no records, but possibly they
built small cabins on the wide tidal inlet, which narrows to a
stream. The river became part of the Intracoastal Waterway in
small protected harbor was a haven for shipwreck survivors and
pirates, who needed a place for rest and repairs. The few settlers
were forced to help pirates who demanded food and supplies, their
weapons a persuasive factor. Names like Captain Kidd, Blackbeard,
Stede Bonnette, Anne Bonney and others are part of the local lore.
From time to time, maps appear as restaurant place mats, attempting
to locate buried pirate treasure.
George Washington noted that he dined with James Cochran in Little
River in April 1791, as he traveled the King's Highway on his
the years, Little River has reluctantly played host to pirates,
smugglers, and blockade-runners in the Civil War. But road building
in the 1920s and use of cars and trucks to carry people and good
caused sea traffic and trade to diminish and finally disappear.
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Burroughs & Chapin Realty, Inc.
7421 North Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Office: (843) 449-9444
Toll Free: (800) 277-7704
FAX: (843) 315-0261