About Saint Simons Island
Saint Simons Island, Georgia is a beautiful piece of history. Learn more about the history and things to do in Saint Simons Island. The island is named after Saint Simons Island, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France. It was named for St. Simon Stock who was a founder and the first prior general of the order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans). The name St. Simons is commonly used to refer to the entire island or just part of it.