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Around Port Royal ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Savannah (GA). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Port Royal. Savannah (GA) has a population of 144,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Hilton Head Island. It is located about 11 miles [ km] to the south of Port Royal and has a population of 39,600 people.

For comparison, Port Royal has a population of 14,500 people.

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

  • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battery Marina Village
    • Battery Marina Village [Beaufort County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Port Royal
    • 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]
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    • Beaufort [Beaufort County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Port Royal
    • 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]
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    • Bluffton [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Port Royal
    • 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]
  • Dale [Beaufort County]
  • Fripp Island [Beaufort County]
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    • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County]
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      • Hilton Head Island [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Port Royal
      • 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>
    • Laurel Bay [Beaufort County]
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      • Laurel Bay [Beaufort County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Port Royal
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    • Lobeco [Beaufort County]
    • Okatie [Beaufort County]
    • Point Comfort [Beaufort County]
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      • Point Comfort [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Port Royal
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    • Polk Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk Village
      • Polk Village [Beaufort County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Port Royal
      • 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
    • Sangster Village [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sangster Village
      • Sangster Village [Beaufort County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Port Royal
      • 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
    • Seabrook [Beaufort County]
    • Shell Point [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Point
      • Shell Point [Beaufort County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Port Royal
      • 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 Port Royal, please visit our County-by-County Page for Port Royal.

Beaufort County ...

Port Royal 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 Port Royal ...

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 Port Royal.

Airports Near Port Royal ...

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 Port Royal and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Port Royal.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Royal ...

Looking for more information about Port Royal? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Port Royal. 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 Port Royal, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Royal.

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 ...

Search for a South Carolina Community

About Beaufort County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Royal: www.portroyal.org/

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 Port Royal.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Royal) 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 Port Royal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port RoyalOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Royal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3845, Longitude: -80.6917    
<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 Port Royal), 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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