Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments (WRCOG) is a quasi-governmental agency that fosters inter-governmental cooperation and innovative partnerships for the communities within the three-county region it serves. That region includes Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties.

Created in 1969, Waccamaw Regional is a link between county governments, municipalities and residents. Its expansive range of services help local governments make and implement joint regional decisions, and identify and solve problems best addressed at the regional level.  Waccamaw Regional operates under the guidance of a 25-member Board of Directors comprised of elected officials and citizens-at-large from the tri-county area. Waccamaw Regional’s professional staff is engaged in four basic areas of activity:

  • Planning
  • Workforce Development
  • Economic Development
  • Aging and Disability

Services offered include:

  • Transportation Planning
  • Environmental Planning
  • Land Use Planning
  • Workforce Preparation
  • Economic Development Activities
  • Community Development and Affordable Housing
  • Programs that benefit senior citizens
  • Grant Writing Administration

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Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments is an agency that offers regional programming and governmental services in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties of northeastern South Carolina. Created by the state legislature in the late 1960’s, its mission is to support local governments in the region and develop effective partnerships that foster efficient transportation systems, economic and workforce development and allow the region’s seniors to age in place.


1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

Phone: (843) 546-8502


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