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Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet top site’s list of ‘drunkest cities in SC’

LandShark Bar and Grill, Myrtle Beach, SC. From their Facebook page. LandShark Bar and Grill, Myrtle Beach, SC. From their Facebook page.
The Big Beaver Bar, Murrells Inlet, SC. From the Facebook page The Big Beaver Bar, Murrells Inlet, SC. From the Facebook page

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach are considered the “drunkest cities” in South Carolina, according to the “info-tainment” website RoadSnacks.net.

The site looked at statistics including number of bars and pubs per capita, number of liquor stores per capita, divorce rates, and the number of “drunk-related” tweets from each location.

Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet tied for “drunkest city” on the website. Murrells Inlet’s population is listed as 7,641, and it is has the second highest number of bars per capita in the state.

“They call Murrells Inlet a tiny drinking village with a fishing problem,” the RoadSnacks article states.

Myrtle Beach has the most bars and liquor stores per capita in the state, according to the site, but with a slightly lower divorce rate, 12.1 percent, than the rate in Murrells Inlet: 14.3 percent.

“You can pretty much trip and fall into a bar on every corner along N Ocean Blvd. here,” the article states. “We’re sure many people do just that, actually.”

Other local cities that made the list were:

4. North Myrtle Beach – 3rd for bars per capita

6. Little River – with a divorce rate of 15.6 percent

You can view the full article, and see the complete list of “drunkest cities” here:

http://www.roadsnacks.net/these-are-the-10-drunkest-cities-in-south-carolina/

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