Homes for Sale in Fernandina Beach FL and Area Information
The City of Fernandina Beach is located on Amelia Island in Nassau County Florida. Fernandina Beach is also known as the "Isle of 8 Flags", it received this name because of the many nations that governed the city over time. Since 1562 the following national flags have flown over Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island; France, Spain, Great Britain, the Patriots of Amelia Island, the Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. Fernandina Beach is the only city in the US that has flown eight different national flags.
Access to Fernandina Beach from Interstate 95 is via highway 200, the city is located only 35 miles northeast of downtown Jacksonville.
Fernandina Beach was originally founded by the Spanish in 1811, the city first stood one mile north of its present location. Old Town Fernandina and Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park can still be seen at the original location.
Fernandina Beach is also home to Fernandina Plaza, during the early day of the Spanish occupation this plaza was actually the old Plaza de la Constitucion. This area is known today as "Old Town," the area is on the Amelia River on the northern edge of Fernandina Beach.
According to historians the plaza area has been occupied since prehistoric times. Archaeologists uncovered evidence of settlements in this area by American Indians that date back about 4,000 years.
Due to the proximity to Jacksonville this area is considered a bedroom community for people wishing to work in Jacksonville but also enjoy the wonderful slow paced life style of Fernandina Beach.
The downtown area of Fernandina Beach features 400-plus historic structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Here you will find historic homes, churches, and commercial buildings. Make sure you visit the downtown area and take a trip back in time, enjoy the Victorian homes and take a glimpse into the ways of old time Florida living.
Fernandina Beach has a small-town feel, the downtown area features pubs, restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, and antiques/consignment stores. Here you can ride in a horse-drawn carriage or a trolley and learn about local history. Cruise the local waterways on a tour boat or charter a fishing boat. Or just take a relaxing walk and enjoy the architecture of the downtown area. During your stroll around the downtown area learn about the cities shrimping heritage at the Shrimping Museum located at the Fernandina Marina Welcome Center, next to the downtown boat ramp. If you love shrimp just visit the restaurant located just next door to the museum and enjoy the fresh daily caught shrimp.
If you are in the Fernandina Beach area during the month of May make sure and make time for the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. While visiting the festival you will see activities that include vendors with seafood, arts, crafts, collectibles and antiques, live music, the Miss Shrimp Festival pageant, a fireworks display and a parade.
Amelia National Golf and Country Club
Located in the Fernandina beach area is the Amelia National Golf and Country Club, the facility provides numerous outdoor activities for its residents and visitors. The main attraction is the beautiful Tom Fazio signature golf course. The Amelia Island Golf and Country Club is located just five minutes from the beach and 30 miles from downtown Jacksonville.
Located inside the gated community is the 18-hole golf course, championship-quality tennis courts, fitness and clubhouse facilities, pool and superb dining.
Also contained inside this gated community is one of Florida’s most prestigious new home communities.
Fernandina Beach has homes for sale of all shapes and sizes, you can find homes on the beach, in gated communities, on golf courses, and one the river front. You can find single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and villas. Fernandina Beach has a home that will fit any life style, if you want to live the Florida life style take a look at the homes for sale in this area.
Homes for sale in the Fernandina Beach area the mid-$100,000’s and go up to $2 Million plus.
The Fernandina Beach area has many beautiful homes for sale in all price ranges. The real estate market in the Fernandina Beach area is very complex. To get the best home buying or selling experience make sure you work with a professional, to find one that is best for your needs click here.
The real estate market in the Fernandina Beach FL area is very complex. To get the best real estate experience make sure you work with a professional, to find one that is best for your needs click here.
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Fernandina Beach FL Demographics
Fernandina Beach is located in Florida. Fernandina Beach, Florida has a population of 12,785. Fernandina Beach is less family-centric than the surrounding county with 17% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 27%.
The median household income in Fernandina Beach, Florida is $51,242. The median household income for the surrounding county is $55,094 compared to the national median of $50,013. The median age of people living in Fernandina Beach is 51.3 years.
Fernandina Beach FL Weather
The average high temperature in July is 89.8 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 44.5 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 50.39 inches per year, with inches of snow per year.
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