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Jekyll Island Local Info

Your guide to local airports, schools, post offices, law enforcement agencies, libraries, utilities, chambers of commerce, newspapers and press.

Local Airports

Jekyll Island Airport

500 Riverview Dr
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Malcolm McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport

119 Airport Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport, located on St. Simons Island, provides fueling for private aircraft, maintenance, avionics, pilot services, up-to-date weather information and aircraft catering. Hertz and Avis rental cars available. Visit the Glynn County Airport Commission website at

Sapelo Island Airport

Townsend, GA 31331

Patterson Island Airport

Darien, GA 31305

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

400 Airways Avenue
Savannah, GA 31408

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is conveniently located just off I-95 and is approximately 1 1/2 hours from St. Simons and Jekyll Islands.

Brunswick Golden Isles Airport

295 Aviation Parkway
Brunswick, GA 31525

Fly into Brunswick Golden Isles Airport on ASA/The Delta Connection jet service, with the number of daily flights varying daily. Rental cars are available on site and travel time to either Jekyll Island or St. Simons Island is less than a half-hour.
Chambers of Commerce

Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce

1505 Richmond Street, Second Floor
Brunswick, GA 31520
Law Enforcement Agencies

In case of EMERGENCY, dial 911.

Georgia State Patrol


Glynn County Police


Glynn County Sheriff


Glynn County Fire Department


City of Brunswick Police

Newspapers & Press

The Brunswick News


Georgia Times Union


The Islander


The Glynn Press

Schools & Education

Public Schools:

Private Schools:

Brunswick Christian Academy


Frederica Academy


Heritage Christian Academy


St. Francis Xavier Catholic School


Saint Simons Christian School


Higher Education:

Coastal Pines Technical College


College of Coastal Georgia


Troy University


Marshes of Glynn Library

208 Gloucester St
Brunswick, GA 31520

Marshes of Glynn Library - St. Simons Island

530 Beachview Dr
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Post Offices

Post Office - Jekyll Island

17 Pier Rd.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm; Sat-Sun Closed.

Main Branch

805 Gloucester Street
Brunswick, GA 31520

Post Office - St. Simons Island

260 Edwards Plaza
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Post Office - Sea Island

351 Sea Island Rd
Sea Island, GA 31561
(9:00am - 12:30pm, Mon-Fri)


Georgia Power


Okefenoke REMC



SCANA Energy


Atlanta Gas Light


Georgia Natural Gas





Kash Gas




Water & Sewer

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission


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Jekyll Island and Coastal Georgia Golf Courses and Online Tee Times

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Jekyll Island Apparel & Gear

Shop Jekyll Island Gear & Apparel

Visit our online store for a variety of quality apparel and accessories for men, women and kids featuring our exclusive Jekyll Island designs.

Kayaking & Canoeing on Jekyll Island

Kayaking & Canoeing on Jekyll Island

Exploring the natural splendor and marsh wetlands of Jekyll Island is the best way to take in all the unspoiled beauty that Coastal Georgia has to offer. Take a guided kayak tour of the Jekyll River and tidal marsh. Rent a canoe or pedalboat and enjoy fishing or a relaxing paddle on Rixen Pond. Learn about Jekyll's coastal ecosystems and wildlife as you explore Jekyll's beaches, forests and marsh. View Jekyll Island Outfitters »

Jekyll Island Restaurants

Jekyll Island Restaurants

Jekyll Island offers a variety of dining options to choose from, from casual to fancy, as well as places to grab a quick bite or take the whole family. We've compiled a complete directory of all the local restaurants on Jekyll, along with contact information and an interactive map so you can easily find the one you're looking for.
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Jekyll Island Bicycling and Bike Rentals

Jekyll Island Bicycling

With more than 20 miles of bike trails and pathways, bicycling is a great way to Explore Jekyll Island's natural beauty and plentiful wildlife. Free bike path maps are available at the Jekyll Island Guest Information Center and at the bike barn on Shell Road. Bike rentals are available adjacent to the island's miniature golf course and children's playground.
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Jekyll Island Sea Turtles

Terrapins are the only turtle species in the world known to live their whole life in brackish water (a mixture of salt and fresh water, common in the Golden Isles). Found in the marsh habitat of Georgia's Barrier Islands, they have webbed feet with claws on each toe, allowing them to swim well and also walk on land at low tide.

Diamondback terrapins are one of the most common turtles to see along the causeway. Female terrapins are almost twice as big as the males. Because of their hard shell, female terrapins can't expand their bodies to accommodate eggs. A female terrapin grows to about 8 to 10 inches long in comparison to a male and she lays 8 to 10 eggs which take about 65 days to incubate.

The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a functioning hospital for ill and injured sea turtles and is the only hospital of its kind in the state of Georgia.
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