Place:Parris Island, Beaufort, South Carolina, United States

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NameParris Island
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates32.329°N 80.695°W
Located inBeaufort, South Carolina, United States
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Parris Island is a former census-designated place (CDP), but was annexed in 2002 by Port Royal in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 4,841 at the 2000 census. As defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Parris Island is included within the Beaufort Urban Cluster and the larger Hilton Head IslandBeaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area. The area was annexed by the town of Port Royal on October 11, 2002.

It is perhaps best known for its U.S. Marine Corps training facility Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, where about 16,000 Marines pass through boot camp every year.

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