Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Port Royal, South Carolina

Included zipcodes 29935

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Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (often abbreviated as MCRD PI) is an 8,095 acres military installation located within Port Royal, South Carolina, approximately 5 miles south of Beaufort, the community that is typically associated with the installation. MCRD Parris Island is used for the training of enlisted Marines. Male recruits living east of the Mississippi River and female recruits from all over the United States report here to receive their initial training. Male recruits living west of the Mississippi River receive their training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, but may train at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island by special request.

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* 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Port Royal Elem
PK - 5 Public
Shell Point Elem
PK - 5 Public
Beaufort Christian School
PK - 12 Private
Beaufort Middle
6 - 8 Public
Mossy Oaks Elem
PK - 5 Public
Robert Smalls Middle
6 - 8 Public
Battery Creek High
9 - 12 Public
Beaufort High
9 - 12 Public
St Peters Catholic School
PK - 8 Private
Riverview Charter School
KG - 5 Public
Broad River Elem
PK - 5 Public
Beaufort Elem
PK - 5 Public
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Military Banking Locations

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Navy Federal Credit Union Parris Island

Blvd. de France Bldg 202
Parris Island, SC 29905

Marine Federal Credit Union Beaufort

819 Parris Island Gtwy
Beaufort, SC 29906-6933

Navy Federal Credit Union Beaufort

Naval Hospital Beaufort Bldg 21 21 Willis Rd
Beaufort, SC 29902

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Cities Near Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Beaufort 6.3 miles 12,702 $252,700 $819
Laurel Bay 8.6 miles 6,404 $149,500 $1,069
Burton 5.2 miles 6,173 $132,400 $905
Hilton Head Island 12.0 miles 38,497 $447,900 $1,092
Hardeeville 19.8 miles 3,914 $117,400 $945
Bluffton 16.7 miles 13,979 $216,500 $1,310
Ridgeland 14.7 miles 4,051 $157,900 $692
Shell Point 3.0 miles 2,384 $180,700 $1,056

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