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Our Genealogy Helper for Okatie ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Okatie (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Okatie. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Okatie is primarily located in Beaufort County. A portion of Okatie extends into Jasper County.

To see how the shape of South Carolina's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

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

Below are the counties that are near Okatie. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Okatie:

  • Beaufort County     (The home county of Okatie)
    • Pritchardville [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pritchardville
      • Pritchardville [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Okatie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pritchardville
    • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluffton
      • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffton<2>
    • Shell Point [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Point
      • Shell Point [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Okatie
      • 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
    • Daufuskie Island [Beaufort County]
    • Harbour Town [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Town
      • Harbour Town [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
      • 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
    • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton Head Island
      • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
      • 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<2>
    • Point Comfort [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Comfort
      • Point Comfort [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Comfort
    • 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]<1> to the northeast of Okatie
      • 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
    • Laurel Bay [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Bay
      • Laurel Bay [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Okatie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Bay
    • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
      • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Okatie
      • 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<2>
    • Burton [Beaufort County]
    • Polk Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk Village
      • Polk Village [Beaufort County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Okatie
      • 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
  • Colleton County
    • Green Pond [Colleton County]
    • Edisto Beach [Colleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edisto Beach
      • Edisto Beach [Colleton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edisto Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edisto Beach
  • Hampton County
    • Garnett [Hampton County]
    • Barkerville [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barkerville
      • Barkerville [Hampton County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Okatie
      • Barkerville has also been known as:
      • Haywardville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barkerville
    • Furman [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furman
      • Furman [Hampton County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 218 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Furman<2>
    • Early Branch [Hampton County]
    • Scotia [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotia
      • Scotia [Hampton County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotia<2>
    • Estill [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estill
      • Estill [Hampton County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estill<2>
    • Varnville [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnville
      • Varnville [Hampton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnville<2>
    • Luray [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luray
      • Luray [Hampton County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luray<2>
    • Hampton [Hampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Hampton County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<2>
  • Jasper County
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardeeville
      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardeeville<2>
    • Ridgeland [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
      • Ridgeland [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<2>
    • Tillman [Jasper County]
    • Pineland [Jasper County]
  • Bryan County (GA)
    • Richmond Hill [Bryan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hill
      • Richmond Hill [Bryan County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • 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<2>
    • Ellabell [Bryan County]
    • Pembroke [Bryan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Bryan County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<2>
  • Chatham County (GA)
    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wentworth
      • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<2>
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • 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<2>
    • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wentworth Junction
      • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth Junction
    • Robert M Hitch Village [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robert M Hitch Village
      • Robert M Hitch Village [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robert M Hitch Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robert M Hitch Village
    • Savannah [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
      • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<2>
    • Golden Isles [Chatham County]
    • Isle of Armstrong [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle of Armstrong
      • Isle of Armstrong [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Okatie
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isle of Armstrong have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle of Armstrong
    • Whitemarsh Island [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitemarsh Island
      • Whitemarsh Island [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitemarsh Island have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitemarsh Island
    • Alabama Junction [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama Junction
      • Alabama Junction [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabama Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabama Junction
    • Carver Village [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carver Village
      • Carver Village [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carver Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carver Village
    • Chatham City [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham City
      • Chatham City [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham City
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossignol Hill
      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
  • Effingham County (GA)
    • Exley [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exley
      • Exley [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exley
    • Rincon [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rincon
      • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<2>
    • Haddonville [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haddonville
      • Haddonville [Effingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haddonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haddonville
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<2>
    • Clyo [Effingham County]
    • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Sisters Ferry
      • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Sisters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Sisters Ferry
    • Guyton [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guyton
      • Guyton [Effingham County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guyton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guyton<2>
    • Marlow [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlow
      • Marlow [Effingham County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlow
    • Meldrim [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meldrim
      • Meldrim [Effingham County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meldrim have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meldrim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meldrim<2>
    • Eden [Effingham County]
  • Liberty County (GA)
  • Screven County (GA)
    • Oliver [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Screven County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oliver<2>
    • Newington [Screven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newington
      • Newington [Screven County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newington<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Okatie, see our County-by-County Page for Okatie.

Newspapers Published in Okatie ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 178 newspapers that have been published in the area around Okatie.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Okatie, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Okatie.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Okatie:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Georgia
    • Stories from South Carolina

Cemeteries Near Okatie ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Okatie.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Okatie covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Jaxville Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jaxville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jaxville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaxville Cemetery
  • Williams Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williams Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williams Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Cemetery
  • Allen Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Allen Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Allen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen Cemetery
  • Bluffton Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bluffton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bluffton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bluffton Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffton Cemetery
  • Pelote Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pelote Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pelote Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pelote Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Okatie.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelote Cemetery
  • Cook Landing Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cook Landing Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cook Landing Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cook Landing Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Okatie.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Landing Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • White Hardee Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Hardee Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Hardee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • White Hardee Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Hardee Cemetery
    • Pelot Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pelot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pelot Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pelot Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelot Cemetery
    • New Garret Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Garret Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Garret Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Garret Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Garret Cemetery
    • Moreland Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moreland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moreland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Moreland Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreland Cemetery
    • Wrightfield Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wrightfield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wrightfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wrightfield Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightfield Cemetery
    • Berton Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Berton Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Berton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Berton Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berton Cemetery
    • Saucie Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Saucie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Saucie Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Saucie Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saucie Cemetery
    • Cooper Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cooper Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cooper Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cooper Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper Cemetery
    • Chisolm Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chisolm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chisolm Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chisolm Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chisolm Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Okatie had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Okatie, with the one closest to Okatie listed first.

  • Okatie [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okatie
    • Okatie [Beaufort County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Okatie
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Okatie had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okatie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okatie<2>
  • Pritchardville [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pritchardville
    • Pritchardville [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Okatie
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pritchardville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 421 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,230 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
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    • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 649 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hardeeville had a post office and railroad service
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  • Ridgeland [Jasper County]
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    • Ridgeland [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Okatie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ridgeland had a post office and railroad service
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  • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County]
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    • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Okatie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 108 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,619 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hilton Head Island had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Tillman [Jasper County]
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      • Tillman [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Okatie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tillman had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Monteith [Chatham County]
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      • Monteith [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Monteith had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monteith have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
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      • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Okatie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 524 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,516 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Port Royal had a post office and railroad service
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    • Rincon [Effingham County]
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      • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,655 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rincon had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rincon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Meinhard [Chatham County]
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      • Meinhard [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Meinhard had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meinhard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wheat Hill [Chatham County]
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      • Wheat Hill [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wheat Hill had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheat Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Savannah [Chatham County]
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      • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43,189 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Savannah had a post office and railroad service
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    • Central Junction [Chatham County]
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      • Central Junction [Chatham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Okatie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Central Junction had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beaufort [Beaufort County]
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      • Beaufort [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Okatie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,587 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,204 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Beaufort had a post office and railroad service
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We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Okatie. See our List of 1890's Communities around Okatie.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Okatie ...

While our initial data about Okatie came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Okatie in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Okatie.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Okatie:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Okatie. See our Misc Page for Okatie for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Beaufort County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Okatie. 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Okatie) 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 Okatie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OkatieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Okatie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2975, Longitude: -80.9511    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Okatie, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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