How many barrier islands in South Carolina?
There are twenty seven (27) barrier islands in South Carolina. They are:
Hilton Head Island
Isle of Palms
Saint Helena Island
South Carolina is a relatively small but very diverse state in topography. The state borders the Atlantic ocean on the east and is at the foothills of the Smokey Mountains to the north. The Piedmont area in the middle of the state was once coastal and has much sand. There is also numerous swampy areas as you travel from the central portion of the state toward the coast. South Carolina is shielded from the Atlantic…