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The town of Hilton Head Island is a barrier island along the Atlantic Ocean at the southernmost tip of South Carolina.

Hilton Head is widely regarded as one of the finest resort communities in the country with world-class golf, dining and shopping and 12 miles of sandy, white beaches.

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Hilton Head ranks high in population density, air quality and taxes. Hilton Head ranks low in home sales prices, age of population and natural hazards risk.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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