United States Naval Hospital Beaufort

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United States Naval Hospital Beaufort
Port Royal, South Carolina
Located near the southeastern-most tip of South Carolina
Located near the southeastern-most tip of South Carolina
Coordinates 32°23′6″N 80°40′46″W / 32.38500°N 80.67944°W / 32.38500; -80.67944Coordinates: 32°23′6″N 80°40′46″W / 32.38500°N 80.67944°W / 32.38500; -80.67944
NRHP Reference # 74001826[1]
Coordinates 32°23′20″N 80°40′57″W / 32.38889°N 80.68250°W / 32.38889; -80.68250
Type Military base
Site information
Controlled by Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, United States Navy
Site history
Built 1949

Naval Hospital Beaufort is a United States Navy hospital located in Port Royal, South Carolina. Commissioned on April 29, 1949, the hospital is one of only a handful of its kind that sits within its own complex rather than within a larger base. It takes its name from Beaufort, the larger community north of Port Royal that is commonly associated with military installations in the Lowcountry region.

NH Beaufort serves nearby Marine Corps bases MCRD Parris Island and MCAS Beaufort, including the housing area of Laurel Bay.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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