Sweet Gum Island



Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
30.9688398°, -82.0940086°
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69 ft. (21 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Sweet Gum Island is covered by the Newell, GA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Islands

Clay Island 0.6 mi
Rabbit Island 0.7 mi
Sandy Island 1.1 mi
Macks Island 1.1 mi
Wilson Hammock 2.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Homeland, GA 9 mi
Folkston, GA 11 mi
Hoboken, GA 15 mi
Nahunta, GA 18 mi
Hilliard, FL 22 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Melton Branch Water 0.3 mi
Sand Hill Cemetery Man-made 1.7 mi
Caney Branch Water 2.3 mi
Kingfisher Landing Man-made 2.7 mi
Winding Branch Water 3.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is FOLKSTON 9 SW which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 120 feet (51 feet higher than Sweet Gum Island). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.16" 66.3° 41.2°
February 3.53" 69.3° 43.2°
March 4.49" 75.9° 48.8°
April 3.22" 82.0° 53.4°
May 3.52" 87.7° 60.9°
June 6.02" 92.2° 67.2°
July 7.04" 94.1° 70.1°
August 7.28" 92.8° 69.9°
September 4.81" 89.2° 67.2°
October 3.18" 81.8° 57.6°
November 2.51" 74.5° 50.1°
December 2.80" 67.5° 43.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 95% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 86% of other locations on record.