Hand, South Carolina

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Hand, South Carolina
CountryUnited States
State South Carolina
County Horry
Time zone Eastern
ZIP Code
29526, 29568
Area code(s)843

Hand is an unincorporated community in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. [1] Hand is located along SC 90 between Conway and Wampee.

History

A post office called Hand was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1942. [2] The origin of the name "Hand" is obscure. [3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hand, South Carolina
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. pp. 141–142.


Latitude and Longitude:

33°51′22″N 78°48′26″W / 33.85611°N 78.80722°W / 33.85611; -78.80722