By Mike Miller Updated Marcy 8, 2023
Some of the best towns and cities in Florida are ones you may never have heard of. This page tells you about a lot of Florida places, large and small, that can be good places to visit or live.
We include a brief history of every place because we think it's fun to know about the places you visit.
We also provide local and regional maps so you can see where each town, city, and county is located.
Here are the 227 towns and cities currently on our website as of February 8, 2022.
Avalon Park Orlando
Fort Walton Beach
Glen St. Mary
Green Cove Springs
Howey In The Hills
Indian Harbour Beach
New Smyrna Bch
On Top of the World
Port St Joe
Port St Lucie
St James City
West Palm Beach
Old Florida Working Waterfront Towns
Old Florida Towns on the St Johns River
Old Florida Places on the Suwannee River
Old Florida Towns on the Indian River Lagoon
Old Florida Towns on the Forgotten Coast
Old Florida Towns on Scenic 17
Old Florida Towns on State Road 44
Old Florida Towns on US-41 Georgia to Tampa
Old Florida Towns SRA1A & US1 Fernandina Beach to Key West
Old Florida Towns on US-17 Georgia to Punta Gorda
Old Florida Towns US-27 Georgia to Miami
Old Florida Towns on State Road 60
Old Florida Towns on State Road 70
Old Florida Towns on State Road 80
10 Safest Florida Cities From Hurricanes
21 Small Florida Beach Towns Population Less than 10,000
Florida Towns at the End of the Road
Maytown Road from Osteen to Oak Hill
25 Popular Northwest Florida Towns
Ghost Towns were once thriving places whose bones now bake quietly in the hot Florida sun.
Florida Main Street Program has rejuvenated many small old Florida towns. These are typically small towns that have worked with the State of Florida to rejuvenate their downtown districts.
Florida League of Cities website is also a great resource.
Alachua County Florida Towns and Cities
SPECIAL FEATURE: Lot Sales Towns
These are typically very large developments of platted lots that were sold in mail order campaigns and aggressive on site sales programs. Here are some we know about:
Beverly Hills, Canaveral Groves, Cape Coral, Citrus Springs, Deltona, Florida Shores, Golden Gate Estates, Indian Lake Estates, Lehigh Acres, Marco Island, North Port, Palm Coast, Port LaBelle, Port St. John, Port Malabar (Palm Bay), Port St. Lucie, Port Charlotte, Ridge Manor, Rotonda West, Silver Springs Shores, Spring Hill, St. Augustine Shores
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