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Location & Distances to Folly Beach

Folly Beach is located northeast of the Lighthouse Inlet 
and Morris Island and southwest of Kiawah Island and the 
Stono Inlet. Folly Beach is approximately ten to fifteen 
minutes away from downtown Charleston and is less than 
five minutes to James Island.

A majority of the oceanfront properties consists of 
single family dwellings although there are a few large 
beachfront condominium complexes in the center of the 

Throughout the rest of the island you will find single 
family homes, duplexes, townhomes and condos.

The eastern end of the island (station 2860-2873), 
commonly known as the "Washout," has the best surfing 
in all of Charleston and many say it has the best 
surfing in all of South Carolina. The western end 
of Folly Beach is home to the county park (station 
2803 to 2810). 

Folly Beach RESIDES:

29.39 miles from Kiawah Island, South Carolina

114.47 miles from Savannah, Georgia

122.36 miles from Hilton Head, South Carolina

122.84 miles from Columbia, South Carolina

207.24 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina

274.21 miles from Asheville, North Carolina

331.48 miles from Atlanta, Georgia

408.36 miles from Richmond, Virginia

739.11 miles from New York City, New York

2466.75 miles from Los Angeles, California 


United Express, US Airways, Independence, Continental,
Delta, and Northwest all fly out of the Charleston 
International Airport which is located in North 
Charleston. There are also six private airports in the region.


Local Areas: CARTA (Charleston Area Transportation Authority) 

Downtown Charleston: Dash Shuttle 

Long Distance: Greyhound 


3 Interstates: U.S.: I-26, I-526 & I-95
5 Primary Highways: 17, 52, 78, 176 & 701