Bank History of Horry County


1893 - 1988

  • Bank of Carolina - Conway Branch; 1889-1893

  • Bank of Conway, Conway, South Carolina - Organized June 1, 1893; Nationalized as First National Bank in March, 1910; Merged with Conway National Bank in 1914

  • Bank of Horry, Conway, South Carolina - Organized June 5, 1903; Nationalized as Conway National Bank in 1914

  • Bank of Loris, Loris, South Carolina - Organized June 24, 1907; Failed April 16, 1923

  • Conway Savings Bank, Conway, South Carolina - Organized January 1, 1910; Merged with Conway National Bank January 1, 1934

  • Bank of Little River, Little River, South Carolina - Organized November 4, 1910; Purchased by Conway National and liquidated February 15, 1928

  • Farmers State Bank, Aynor, South Carolina - Organized September 13, 1914; Liquidated April 18, 1916

  • Planters Bank, Aynor, South Carolina - Organized September 13, 1913; Liquidated January 17, 1916

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank, Conway, South Carolina - Organized November 13, 1913;Closed January 24, 1916

  • Peoples National Bank, Conway, South Carolina - Organized in 1914; Citizens and Southern National Bank February 3, 1969

  • Bank of Aynor, Aynor, South Carolina -organized April 4, 1916; Closed October 1, 1930

  • Farmers Bank, Loris, South Carolina - Organized 1919; Closed between October 1, 1931 and September 30, 1932; Reopened and merged with National Bank of South Carolina in 1974

  • Burroughs Bank and Trust Co., Conway, South Carolina - Organized in 1920; Sold to Conway National Bank and business discontinued in 1925

  • Myrtle Beach Bank and Trust Co., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - Organized in 1937. Name changed in 1954 to First National Bank of Myrtle Beach; Merged with South Carolina National in 1961.

  • Horry County National Bank, Loris, South Carolina- Organized August 1963; Merged with Southern National Bank of N.C. March 31, 1986.

  • Anchor Bank, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina- Organized in 1974

  • Waccamaw State Bank, Surfside Beach, S.C. - Organized September, 1980; Merged with Anchor Bank October 2, 1987.

  • 1st Atlantic Bank, Little River, South Carolina- Organized February 7, 1986

  • Horry County State Bank, Loris, South Carolina- Organized December 1987.

    The Independent Republic Quarterly
    Summer 1989, Pg 21

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