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Beaufort (/ˈbjuːfərt/ BEW-fərt, a different pronunciation from that used by the city with the same name in North Carolina) is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Chartered in 1711, it is the second-oldest city in South Carolina, behind Charleston. The city's population was 12,361 in the 2010 census. It is a primary city within the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, in the heart of the Sea Islands and South Carolina Lowcountry. The city is renowned for its scenic location and for maintaining a historic character by preservation of its antebellum architecture. The city is also known for its military establishments, being located in close proximity to Parris Island and a U.S. naval hospital, in addition to being home of the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The city has been featured in the New York Times, and named "Best Small Southern Town" by Southern Living, a "Top 25 Small City Arts Destination" by American Style, and a "Top 50 Adventure Town" by National Geographic Adventure.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Beaufort, United States. Explore Beaufort travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to Beaufort, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Charleston. Charleston is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Magnolia Plantation And Gardens, Charleston Waterfront Park, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. Popular vacation packages of Beaufort are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Beaufort*

  • Pollution Statistics in Beaufort

    Know the pollution level of Beaufort before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Beaufort: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Beaufort for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Beaufort.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Beaufort - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 79.41 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 12.07 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.16 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Beaufort

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Beaufort

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.12 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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