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Around Hilton Head Island ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Savannah (GA). It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the southwest of Hilton Head Island. Savannah (GA) has a population of 144,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Bluffton. It lies just west of Hilton Head Island and has a population of 28,200 people.

For comparison, Hilton Head Island has a population of 39,600 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hilton Head Island.<2>

  • Fort Screven [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Screven
    • Fort Screven [Chatham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Hilton Head Island
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Screven
  • Tybee Island [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tybee Island
    • Tybee Island [Chatham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Hilton Head 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tybee Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tybee Island<4>
  • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battery Marina Village
    • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battery Marina Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battery Marina Village
  • Beaufort [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head 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>
  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluffton
    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Hilton Head Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffton<4>
  • Burton [Beaufort County]
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    • Daufuskie Island [Beaufort County]
    • Harbour Town [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Town
      • Harbour Town [Beaufort County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Hilton Head Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbour Town
    • Okatie [Beaufort County]
    • Point Comfort [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Comfort
      • Point Comfort [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Hilton Head Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Comfort
    • Polk Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk Village
      • Polk Village [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polk Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk Village
    • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
      • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head 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>
    • Pritchardville [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pritchardville
      • Pritchardville [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Hilton Head Island
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pritchardville
    • Sangster Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sangster Village
      • Sangster Village [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sangster Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sangster Village
    • Shell Point [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Point
      • Shell Point [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Hilton Head Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Point

For more communities neighboring Hilton Head Island, please visit our County-by-County Page for Hilton Head Island.

Beaufort County ...

Hilton Head Island is located in Beaufort County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Beaufort County: Colleton, Hampton & Jasper.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hilton Head Island ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hilton Head Island.

Airports Near Hilton Head Island ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Hilton Head Island and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Hilton Head Island.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hilton Head Island ...

Looking for more information about Hilton Head Island? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Hilton Head Island. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Hilton Head Island, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hilton Head Island.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Beaufort County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hilton Head Island: www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov/

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hilton Head Island.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hilton Head 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 Hilton Head Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hilton Head IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hilton Head Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2162, Longitude: -80.7379    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hilton Head Island), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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