St. Simons Sound

St. Simons Sound is a sound in Georgia that prevails between Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island. It is part of the waterway from the Atlantic Ocean to the South Brunswick River to the port at Brunswick, Georgia. The St. Simons lighthouse stands on the north side of the sound. The depth of the sound is determined to be 32 feet (9.8 m) through a channel of treacherous shoals.[1]

St. Simons Sound, as seen from St Simons. A bird and dolphin are pictured. Jekyll Island is to the right and Cumberland Island is visible in the distance, to the left of Jekyll Island.

Coordinates: 31°07′43″N 81°24′54″W / 31.12861°N 81.41500°W / 31.12861; -81.41500


  1. ^ "St. Simons Sound – Brunswick Harbor and Turtle River" (PDF). BookletChart. NOAA Chart 11506. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 9, 2019.