The Fantasy Harbour District is an area of land between Conway, SC and Myrtle Beach, SC.  The district is made up of Fantasy Harbour and the surrounding communities:

  • Carolina Forest (27.7 sq mi)
  • Forestbrook (7.71 sq mi)
  • Socastee (7.57 sq mi)

Each community of the Fantasy Harbour District is unique.  A wide range of neighborhoods and retail centers span across the district.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the borders, size and population of the Fantasy Harbour District?

The western border: the Waccamaw River. The southern border: Route 17 bypass and the Inter-coastal Waterway. The eastern border: International Drive and Lewis Ocean Bay. The northern border: the Waccamaw River, Route 90, East Cox Ferry Road and South Prong of Steritt Swamp.  The border is around 60 miles long and approximately two thirds of the border is defined by water channels.  The total land area of the Fantasy Harbour District is approximately 86.37 square miles.  The district is roughly 13 miles wide by 10 miles long.  According to the 2010 census tract data the population is approximately 60,000 people.

Is the Fantasy Harbour District a city or part of an incorporated area?

No, the Fantasy Harbour District is not a governmental or legal district of any kind.  In fact, some of the incorporated area of City of Conway, SC is located in the Fantasy Harbour District.  Fantasy Harbour District is a marketing name that represents the geographical areas of Carolina Forest, SC, Forestbrook, SC, and the southern part of the City of Conway, SC.  The area also includes other land north of the Intercoastal Waterway and south of Conway, SC. Five major highways flow through or near the district, (1) Route 501, (2) Route 544, (3) Route 31, (4) Route 17 Bypass and (5) Highway 90.

What is the purpose of the Fantasy Harbour District?

Most visitors to the Myrtle Beach and greater Grand Strand area pass through the Fantasy Harbour District, thinking of it as the last obstacle before getting to their destination.  Our hope is to make our area part of the destination.  Our district has many great businesses, restaurants, and attractions.  We aim to advertise, educate and enhance peoples appreciation for the Fantasy Harbour District.

I thought I lived in Carolina Forest, not Fantasy Harbour, which is correct?

If you live in Carolina Forest you also live in the Fantasy Harbour District.  Carolina Forest is just one of 4 areas that comprise the Fantasy Harbour District. So both names are correct.

Can I use the Fantasy Harbour name?

Yes. No one owns the Fantasy Harbour District name and thus the name cannot be copyrighted or trademarked.  No one can claim ownership or collect fees for the usage of the name.  The logo, is copyrighted and you will need permission to use it.

Can I use the Fantasy Harbour District logo?

The logo is copyrighted. You will need to request permission to use the logo and agree to the terms and conditions associated with its use.