The IT/GIS department is responsible for hardware, software, infrastructure and telecommunication requirements for the users working for Horry County Government. We are committed to delivering the best technology tools to county staff to enable them to accomplish their daily assignments and provide superior customer service. We are now using drone technology in a number of areas to increase efficiency and improve data quality.
Drone Projects


Implements and supports all of the county's purchased applications and maintains the county's GIS database.
Maintains all of the county's hardware, servers, access points, and county communications.
Develops all in house applications which include web design and app development.
Delivers a proactive cybersecurity and governance program to preserve and protect county information and technology assets.

Current Projects

Cybersecurity Training and Awareness
Cybersecurity training and awareness is an ongoing effort to train users in the identification of current security threats and proper threat responses.
Disaster Recovery Data Center
The infrastructure team is configuring a redundant disaster recovery data center that would be used to continue County operations in the even a natural or man made disaster caused the primary data center to be offline
This is the platform for exploring and downloading GIS data, discovering and building apps, and engaging others to solve important issues.

HCConnect Mobile App
Version 2.0 of the HCConnect mobile app has been released. For more information on the history and driving forces that led to HCConnect


What is GIS?
An organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information.
What are the benefits of GIS?
To provide improved ability to analyze information and make better informed decisions; streamline government functions; improve operational efficiency; reduce or eliminate redundancy; improve map maintenance and production efficiency and provide improved access to maps and data.
What County functions are supported by GIS?
Emergency planning and operations; land use planning; facilities management; environmental analysis; transportation planning and management; government administration and Citizen access of GIS data through the use of the Internet.

Department Well

Director of IT/GIS
Tim Oliver
Phone: (843) 915-5240
Fax: (843) 915-6240
Mailing Address
103 Elm Street
Conway, SC 29526
Physical Address
103 Elm Street
Conway, SC 29526
Office Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday