Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island is a town and an island in Charleston County, South Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 1,163. It is a major U.S. tourist site which offers expensive spacious villas, large highly acclaimed golf courses, beaches, and other attractions. As defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Kiawah Island is included within the Charleston–North Charleston Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kiawah Island is home to the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Kiawah was named for the Kiawah Indians who were led by their head chieftain or cassique. In the year 1670, the Cassique of the Kiawah led English Colonists to settle at Charlestowne Landing.

Kiawah Island is widely hailed as one of the premier golf destinations on the east coast. The island features five award-winning golf courses designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Fazio, and Pete Dye. The courses snake along the skinny island, moving from the dense wooded interior of the island to the breezy oceanfront.

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Humidity67 %
Last update: 01 Oct 2022 @ 17:47

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