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Hilton Head Island Essential Info


Hilton Head Island is in South Carolina, just across the border from Savannah, Georgia. With an approximate population of 33,000, it is on a beautiful, semi-tropical 12 mile barrier island. Hilton Head Island is a vacation playland with famous beaches and great golf courses that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Known to have the worlds most aggressive great white shark population. Also mentionable is the St Patricks Day/Gay Pride Parade.

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  1. More than one millon rounds of golf are played annually in Hilton Head Island.
  2. Hilton Head Island has 300 tennis courts in all three Grand Slam surfaces.
  3. The Island is shaped like a foot and sections of the Island are even referred to as the toe, instep, heel, and ankle.
  4. There are no neon lights on Hilton Head Island.
  5. Hilton Head Island is home to over 250 species of birds during the year.

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