Atlantic Beach is in Horry County, South Carolina. It is part of the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Metro Area, and has a total land area of 0.2 square miles, all of which is land. It is basically a seaside town, most of whose land was annexed by North Myrtle Beach.
Tourism and retail trade are the major economic activities here. The closest hospital is the Grand Strand Reg Medical Center, located about 13 miles away in Myrtle Beach. The cost of living here is 1.80% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 49 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 94. Snowfall is about an inch annually.