The barrier islands are found all up and down the coast of Georgia. They could be considered beautiful and wonderful. These barrier islands are named,Tybee Island, St. Catherine’s Island, Ossabaw Island, Sapelo Island, Sea Island, St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Blackbeard Island, and Cumberland Island .
  • The Tybee light house is one of the oldest light houses still in operation.  It was built in 1736.  
  • Days Inn Hotels was started on Tybee Island in 1970 by Cecil B. Day.
  • On February 15 1958, a Mark 15 hydrogen bomb was lost off the beaches of Tybee during a mid-air collision.
  • There is around 212 sunny days per year on Tybee with about 44 inches of rain per year.
  • The high is 89° F, and the low is 39° F.
  • The ghost crab, marsh rabbit, and the eastern diamondback rattlesnake are all native animals to Tybee Island.
  • The wax myrtle, morning glory, and the cabbage palm are common plants found on Tybee.