Marine Corps Recruit Depot Area Apartment Housing
Situated on over 8,000 acres in Port Royal, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island trains Marine recruits. The facility was built in 1861 and is located about five miles from Beaufort. Roughly 17,000 recruits train at Parris Island every year and serves as the headquarters for the 6th Marine Corps District.
The town of Port Royal is a great location for your apartment near the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. It is a charming coastal community with a historic center known as Old Village. The main street through Old Village, Paris Avenue, hosts several annual events that include street music. In April, a soft shell crab festival is held in the town.
In addition to Port Royal, Beaufort is a short commute from Parris Island. Beaufort is a beautiful historic city famous for its antebellum architecture. The city was incorporated in 1711 and has been named the “Best Small Southern Town” by Southern Living and a “Top 50 Adventure Town” by National Geographic. With a major portion of the town (over 300 acres) designated a National Historic Landmark, Beaufort is a scenic city with a long history. The downtown historic district contains remnants of the original colonial settlement.