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Welcome to Okatie ...

Okatie is primarily located in Beaufort County<1>. A portion of Okatie extends into Jasper County.

The pronunciation of Okatie: OH-kuh-tee<2>

Okatie is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Okatie: (843)

The ZIP code for Okatie: 29909<4>

Websites for Okatie ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jaspersc.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Okatie, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Okatie ...

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

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> 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<6>
  • 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]<5> 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<6>
  • Bluffton [Beaufort County]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Port Royal [Beaufort County]
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    • Port Royal [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaufort [Beaufort County]
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      • Beaufort [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Okatie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,204 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<6>
    • Rincon [Effingham County]
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      • Rincon [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rincon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rincon<6>
    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
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      • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<6>
    • 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]<5> 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.<7> 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> 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<6>
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardeeville
      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> 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<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Okatie ...

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

Adding Okatie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Okatie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Okatie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Okatie on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Okatie on our Genealogy Page.

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About Beaufort County

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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>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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Okatie. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Okatie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Okatie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Okatie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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