This is our beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina with the following interesting stats carved into it:
Francisco Cordillo Explored the area in 1521.
Cpt. William Hilton named the island after himself in 1663.
In 1740 William Elliott II of Myrtle Bank Plantation grew the first crop of Sea Island cotton.
Hilton Head Island, sometimes referred to as simply Hilton Head, is a Low country resort town located on an island of the same name in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States.
It is 20 miles northeast of Savannah, Georgia, and 95 miles southwest of Charleston.
In 1663, Hilton identified a headland near the entrance to Port Royal Sound, which he named "Hilton's Head" after himself.
The island features 12 miles of beachfront on the Atlantic Ocean and is a popular vacation destination.
Hilton Head Island is a primary city within the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Town of Hilton Head Island incorporated as a municipality in 1983 and is well known for its eco-friendly development.
The town's Natural Resources Division enforces the Land Management Ordinance which minimizes the impact of development and governs the style of buildings and how they are situated amongst existing trees.
As a result, Hilton Head Island enjoys an unusual amount of tree cover relative to the amount of development.
Hilton Head Island offers an unusual number of cultural opportunities for a community its size, including Broadway-quality plays at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, the 120-member full chorus of the Hilton Head Choral Society, the highly rated Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, the largest annual outdoor, tented wine tasting event on the east coast, and several other annual community festivals.