Angel Oak, Johns Island, South Carolina, USA
The Angel Oak Tree is an absolute must see for anyone visiting Charleston South Carolina. It is on everyone’s top ten list of things to do in Charleston. Despite being located on John’s Island, the Angel Oak has come to symbolize Charleston South Carolina
Estimated to be in excess of 400-500 years old, stands 20 m tall, measures 8.5 m in circumference, and produces shade that covers 17,200 square feet . From tip to tip Its longest branch distance is 187 ft. There is considerable debate about the age of the Angel Oak. Some contend that it is 1,500 years old. Most believe that the more conservative estimates are more accurate.
A large number of people search for “Angel Oak Charleston South Carolina” even thought this tree is on John’s Island. It is a southern live oak located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island SC.
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