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Jekyll Island Essential Info


Jekyll Island is in Coastal Georgia.

Description is available from Wikitravel under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. A list of contributors is available at the original article.


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Fun Facts

  1. Every 6 hours 12.5 minutes, Jekyll experiences a change in tides.
  2. In 1886, Jekyll Island was purchased to become an exclusive winter retreat for America’s most elite families, known as the Jekyll Island Club, including the legendary Rockefellers, Morgans, and Pulitzers.
  3. Jekyll Island is one of the few islands in Georgia that’s accessible by car.
  4. Jekyll Island was named after General James Oglethorpe in honor of his friend, Sir Joseph Jekyll.
  5. Scenes from the films X-Men: First Class, Glory, The Legend Of Bagger Vance, Jekyll Island, and The View From Pompey's Head, were filmed on Jekyll Island.

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