The island is approximately 5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide with some 3.5 miles of incredible beach. It is home to The Daufuskie Island Elementary School which provides kindergarten to grade 5. There is also the Daufuskie Island Fire Department which has three full paid fireman, 18 volunteer fireman and two EMC available 24/7. The fire department equipment is 1st class as are the two ambulances. Care for any major incident is a short Medevac trip to Savannah’s finest hospitals.