Beaufort County is rich with history, culture and outdoor beauty. Beaufort County is composed of hundreds of barrier and sea islands and its warm climate, pristine beaches, vibrant Gullah traditions and true southern hospitality welcome visitors from all over the world throughout the year. Beaufort County is home to the famous Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the internationally known luxury resort of Hilton Head Island only 30 minutes away.
Beaufort has gorgeous private islands, abundant waterways and nature preserves embellish the landscape. Vast expanses of marshlands and lush maritime forests create spectacular scenic vistas and rich habitat for egrets, herons, pelicans, dolphins and other wildlife species.
Visit our beautiful Hunting Island State Park, Campground and Beach, where the ocean meets nature at its best only 20 minutes from downtown Beaufort.
Beaufort County continues to be one of the most desirable places in the United States to live, work, and enjoy a sense of community in a culturally diverse coastal setting, come see for yourself!