Homes for Sale in Atlantic Beach FL and Area Information
Atlantic Beach FL Area Info
The Town of Atlantic Beach Florida is located on the North East coast of Florida just 12 miles east of Jacksonville Florida, it was incorporated in 1926 with the governor appointing Harcourt Bull as the first mayor. Atlantic Beach was once called Nilesville. The town was originally named after John Nash Niles who arrived in 1893, and purchased 120.4 acres. The town is now known as Atlantic Beach and has had a fascinating history.
Initially people came to Nilesville to race automobiles on the beach. The town once had an airport, a grand hotel where wealthy tourists arrived by train, and where large heavy artillery pieces lined the beach during World War II.
Tourists from Northern states first came to St. Augustine to escape freezing winters as early as 1821, shortly after the United States acquired Florida as a territory.
Then people began coming to Atlantic Beach by train in 1900 when Henry Flagler built the Mayport branch of his railroad and erected a station. Soon afterword arriving in the area with his railroad Flagler built the Continental Hotel. The hotel was a summer resort with 250 guest rooms. The hotel also included a dance pavilion, tennis courts and a fishing pier.
In 1913, the railroad sold most of the land to the Atlantic Beach Corporation which began paving streets, installing lights, and water and sewer lines. In that same year the Continental Hotel changed its name to the Atlantic Beach Hotel.
In 1942, the U.S. Army set up "Combat Team Camp" and installed 155-millimeter guns up and down the beach a mile apart.
Today Atlantic Beach, Florida has a population of 12,799. Atlantic Beach is less family-centric than the surrounding county with 22.24% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 29.41%.
The median household income in Atlantic Beach, Florida is $64,776. The median household income for the surrounding county is $48,906 compared to the national median of $53,046. The median age of people living in Atlantic Beach is 44.2 years.
The average high temperature in July is 89 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 45.8 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 50.2 inches per year, with 0 inches of snow per year.
North Beach Art Walk
One of the best activities is the north beach Art walk held once a month on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5 pm to 9pm. This wonderful activity is free to all, and it features many local performers and artists. The art walk is held at the Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach Art Center. To get more information click here.
Atlantic Beach Town Centre
The Beaches Town Centre is in the heart of Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach; this area is where Atlantic Boulevard meets the ocean. This area is just twelve miles east from downtown Jacksonville. This inviting pedestrian friendly area is a destination is appealing to both tourists and locals! To get more information about this people friendly area click here.
Another fun Atlantic Beach activity is the Midweek Market, this fun activity is held every Wednesday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Visit the market for great local offerings like, crafts, music, veggies, fruits, bread, sweets, and more. This is a kid-friendly, dog-on leash friendly market to learn more click here.
Atlantic Beach Florida Real Estate
Atlantic Beach has been a great tourist attraction for many years, today many people see Atlantic beach as a great location to call home. People move to Atlantic Beach for the great weather, the beaches, and the various activities that are available year around. If you are considering a move to the Atlantic Beach area click here to view all the homes for sale in this area.
Real Estate is a great investment, make that investment in a wonderful area with great history and the best outdoor activities. Find a professional that can guide you through the real estate buying and selling process. Just click here and you will be directed to a list of all available real estate professionals.
The real estate market is constantly changing, homes are selling and coming on the market daily make sure you don’t miss that perfect home always work with a real estate professional. They have access to all the available homes on the market and to homes that maybe coming to the market soon.
Atlantic Beach homes for sale start in the low 100,000 and can go for well over 4 million.
The real estate market in the Atlantic 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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Atlantic Beach FL Demographics
Atlantic Beach is located in Florida. Atlantic Beach, Florida has a population of 12,746. Atlantic Beach is less family-centric than the surrounding county with 21% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 27%.
The median household income in Atlantic Beach, Florida is $77,178. The median household income for the surrounding county is $55,544 compared to the national median of $61,963. The median age of people living in Atlantic Beach is 44.9 years.
Atlantic Beach FL Weather
The average high temperature in July is 90.11 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 45.79 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 44.73 inches per year, with inches of snow per year.
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