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Welcome to Fripp Island ...

Fripp Island is located in Beaufort County<1>.

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

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

Fripp Island is within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Fripp Island: 29920<2>

Communities near Fripp Island ...

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

  • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton Head Island
    • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Fripp Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,619 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilton Head Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilton Head Island<4>
  • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
    • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Fripp Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,516 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<4>
  • Beaufort [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Fripp Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaufort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<4>
  • Edisto Beach [Colleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edisto Beach
    • Edisto Beach [Colleton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Fripp Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edisto Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edisto Beach
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sangster Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sangster Village
      • Sangster Village [Beaufort County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Fripp Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sangster Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sangster Village
    • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battery Marina Village
      • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Fripp Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battery Marina Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battery Marina Village
    • Polk Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk Village
      • Polk Village [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Fripp Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polk Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk Village
    • Shell Point [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Point
      • Shell Point [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Fripp Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Point
    • Burton [Beaufort County]
    • Dale [Beaufort County]

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 Fripp Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fripp Island.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fripp 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 Fripp Island.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fripp Island ...

Looking for more information about Fripp 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 Fripp Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fripp Island.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Beaufort County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Beaufort County: www.co.beaufort.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Beaufort, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fripp Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fripp Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>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- Fripp Island) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fripp Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fripp IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fripp Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3159, Longitude: -80.4804    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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