Welcome to Putnam County
A central location to all things luxury with a rural charm
Putnam County is centrally located between the fast-paced Jacksonville and the laid-back beach life of St. Augustine. Like both of these places, Putnam County is also a historical area in Florida and vital to the state’s history. If you enjoy the small-town life and luxuries of rural living, you’ll appreciate the walkable and historic features of Putnam County.
What to Love
- Tranquil and casual environment in a small-town area
- Access to outdoor recreation and fun on the river all year long
- Not as crowded as nearby cities
- Easy commuting
- Walkable community
The community and lifestyle in Putnam County are much more relaxed than its surrounding areas. While there is a desire for luxury amenities, there is also a humbleness and appreciation for nature. You get that small community feeling when you live in Putnam County, with an appreciation of the local history and the charm that comes with a community supporting each other daily.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
While you are out in Putnam County, make sure you stop at Corky Bell's Seafood
for fresh sea-to-table dishes. You can enjoy the dockside views and rustic charm throughout the restaurant. If you are feeling retro, Angel's Dining Car
gives you that old-time diner atmosphere with some tasty dishes that are great for the whole family.
If you are looking for fine dining in Putnam County, The Magnolia
embraces deep Southern charm and dishes to match. If you want a delicious breakfast or lunch while running errands, Lori's
is a great option with some of the freshest and most high-quality ingredients.
Things to Do
If you want to get a better idea about the history of Putnam County or simply enjoy a walk through the historic district, take a stroll through Historic District
. Take on kayaking, fishing, or boating right on the St. Johns River
. This is where you will find most Putnam County locals throughout the year.
When you want to get out and enjoy the best of Putnam County, head over to Ravine Gardens State Park
, where you can enjoy an afternoon of hiking, let the kids play on the playground, or take in the peaceful gardens. Each year, residents of Putnam County get to enjoy the Blue Crab Festival
, full of fresh crab, lots of food, vendors, and live music for several days at Riverfront Park.
Putnam County has its own school district, the Putnam School District of Florida.
Mosely Elementary School, Grades Pre-K-5
Putnam Academy of Arts and Sciences, Grades 6-8