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Welcome to Wilmington Island ...

Wilmington Island is located in Chatham County<1>.

The location of Wilmington Island has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Wilmington Island: Wilmington Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Wilmington Island is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Wilmington Island lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wilmington Island lies within the (912) area code.

Communities near Wilmington Island ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wilmington Island.

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
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    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<5>
  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Wilmington Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffton<5>
  • Pooler [Chatham County]
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    • Pooler [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pooler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pooler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pooler<5>
  • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
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    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Wilmington Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,408 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond Hill<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
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      • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,812 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<5>
    • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County]
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      • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth Junction
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<5>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
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      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wilmington Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
    • Tybee Island [Chatham County]
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      • Tybee Island [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Wilmington Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,051 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tybee Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tybee Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tybee Island<5>
    • Montgomery [Chatham County]
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      • Montgomery [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Wilmington Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wilmington Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilmington Island.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilmington Island. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wilmington Island.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilmington Island. See our Newspapers Page for Wilmington Island.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilmington Island ...

Looking for more information about Wilmington Island? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wilmington Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wilmington Island.

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About Chatham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilmington Island. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chatham County: www.chathamcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Chatham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilmington Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilmington Island) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilmington Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilmington IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilmington Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0035, Longitude: -80.9737       In this case, the coordinates for Wilmington Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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