About the Low Country Region of South Carolina
f you are looking for Sea Islands, historic communities, natural environment and a strong cultural heritage, the Lowcounty is the place to be. The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort area offers the opportunity to enjoy golf, tennis and beach vacations for anyone looking for a Lowcounty experience. Active duty and reserve military personnel are stationed in and nearby Lowcountry bases, including Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps facilities.
- Hilton Head Island, just 20 miles northeast of Savannah, Georgia, offers a variety of cultural activities including the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, the Hilton Head Choral Society, and the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. The island also host the Heritage Golf Classic, a PGA tournament played on the Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines Resort.
- Bluffton, known for its eclectic Old Town district and natural views, is known as “the last true coastal village of the South.” Located between Hilton Head and Savannah, Bluffton has developed its own tourist destination commerce on the banks of the May River. Bluffton is the headquarter for eviCore Healthcare as well as the location of several institutions of higher education such as the University of South Carolina Beaufort-Hilton Head Gateway Campus and the Technical College of the Lowcountry.
- Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island in the heart of the Sea Islands and South Carolina Lowcountry. While the city is renowned for its scenic location, it is also known for its military establishments such as Parris Island and home of the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Higher education institutions located in the Beaufort area include the University of South Carolina Beaufort North Campus and the Technical College of the lowcountry Main Campus.
Catholic Schools in the Low Country Region
St. Francis Catholic School (PK4-8)
45 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
St. Gregory Catholic School (PK4-6)
38 St. Gregory Drive
Bluffton, SC 29909
St. Peter’s Catholic School (PK3-6)
70 Lady’s Island Drive
Beaufort, SC 29907
John Paul II Catholic School (7-12)
4211 N. Okatie Hwy
Ridgeland, SC 29936