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Tybee Island is a barrier island in Chatham County, Georgia, near Savannah in the southeastern United States. The name Tybee Island is also used for the city located on part of this island. The island is the easternmost point in the state of Georgia. The famous phrase "From Rabun Gap to Tybee Light," meant to illustrate the geographic diversity of Georgia, contrasts a mountain pass near the state's northernmost point with the coastal island's famous lighthouse. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 2,990. The entire island is a part of the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area. Officially renamed "Savannah Beach" in a publicity move at the end of the 1950s, the city of Tybee Island has since reverted to its original name. (The name "Savannah Beach" nevertheless appears on official state maps as far back as 1952 and as recently as the mid-1970s.) The small island, which has long been a quiet getaway for the residents of Savannah, has become a popular vacation spot with tourists from outside the Savannah metropolitan area. Tybee Island is home to the first of what would eventually become the Days Inn chain of hotels, the oft-photographed Tybee Island Light Station, and the Fort Screven Historic District. It is one of the few locations where the U.S. Air Force dropped an atomic bomb—by accident (during a botched 1958 military training exercise). Though the "Tybee Bomb" did not detonate (and, according to some reports, was not armed with a fuse), there has been ongoing concern, since the Mark 15 nuclear bomb lost during the mishap was never found.

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Tybee Island in United States awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Tybee Island. When planning a trip to Tybee Island, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Charleston. Attractions in Charleston include Magnolia Plantation And Gardens, Charleston Waterfront Park, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. Also, to reach Tybee Island, you'll have to take a flight to Charleston; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Tybee Island can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Tybee Island*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tybee Island

    Know the pollution level of Tybee Island before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Tybee Island: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 51.25 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.52 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.71 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.62 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 28.57 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.05 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.25 (High)
  • Living in Tybee Island - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Tybee Island is 167.63 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 45.04 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.18 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.77 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.43 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.48 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.51 (High)
    • 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 Tybee Island

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tybee Island

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.56 USD

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

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