Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

HILTON HEAD ISLAND SOUTH CAROLINA A PRETTY SPECIAL PLACE H ilton Head Island, sometimes referred to as simply Hilton Head, is a Low- country resort town and barrier is- land in Beaufort County, South Caro- lina, 20 miles northeast of Savannah, Georgia, and 95 miles southwest of Charleston. The island is named after Captain William Hilton, who, in 1663, identified a headland near the entrance to Port Royal Sound, which mapmak- ers named “Hilton’s Headland.” The island has a rich history that started with