Winyah Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic E South Carolina

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Georgetown County, South Carolina — Infobox U.S. County county = Georgetown County state = South Carolina map size = 200 founded = 1769 seat = Georgetown | area total sq mi =1035 area land sq mi =815 area water sq mi =220 area percentage = 21.27% census yr = 2000 pop = 55797… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pee Dee River — Geobox | River name = Pee Dee River category = River image size = 300 image caption = Shad Fishing in FebruaryPee Dee River, Yauhannah, South Carolina etymology = Pee Dee tribe country = United States country state = North Carolina state1 = South …   Wikipedia

  • Georgetown Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = Georgetown Light on North Island on Winyah Bay location = Winyah Bay, South Carolina coordinates = coor dms|33|13|24|N|79|11|06|W|region:US type:landmark yearbuilt = 1812 yearlit = automated = 1986 yeardeactivated =… …   Wikipedia

  • Pee Dee River — Great Pee Dee River Einzugsgebiet des Pee Dee Rivers Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Winyaw — The Winyaw Indians (also Winyah, Weenee) were a tribe living near Winyah Bay, Black River, and the lower course of the Pee Dee River in South Carolina. The Winyaw people fought the English in 1715 and became extinct.Population900 includes the… …   Wikipedia

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