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Welcome to the

Ossabaw Island Foundation

Island

At approximately 26,000 acres, Ossabaw Island is Georgia’s third largest barrier island. Nearly 9,000 acres are high ground; the remainder is tidal wetlands. The island is roughly 10 miles long and 7 miles wide at its widest point.  Ossabaw is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east; the Bear River/ Florida Passage of the Intracoastal Waterway to the west; the Ogeechee River to the north; and, St. Catherine’s Sound to the south.

Vision Statement

To reveal the voices and mystery of Ossabaw Island.

Mission Statement

“The non-profit Ossabaw Island Foundation, through a public-private partnership with the State of Georgia, inspires, promotes and manages