Florida August 16, 2015
Most People Don’t Know These 9 Super Tiny Towns In Florida Exist
It seems like everyone in Florida visits the same few places, and amazing little towns can fall by the wayside. So we decided to round up some of the coolest, most historic extra-small towns in Florida just for you. Let’s all do our part and keep these awesome tiny towns from falling off the map.
This town of under 900 in the Panhandle has its own Garden of Eden. Elvy E. Callaway, a baptist preacher in the '50s, studied the scripture and decided that there were so many similarities between Bristol and the Biblical Garden of Eden that this must be the place. It's not that hard to believe for anyone who has seen Florida's natural beauty.
This small town of fewer than 500 people between Gainesville and Ocala has a lovely historic district. Keep history alive and visit their 1890s festival on October 24th.
This town of fewer than 1,000 people in Central Florida is famous for a favorite Floridian pastime, an awesome flea market.
This brightly colored town (technically a census-designated place) is one of the five communities of greater Pine Island. This charming Old Florida town of fewer than 700 people has unique boutiques, seafood restaurants, and art galleries to delight visitors of all ages.
This tiny town is lucky to be close enough to enjoy the Orlando area without the hustle and bustle. Plus they can claim the gorgeous oasis of Rock Springs Run State Preserve seen here.
6. White Springs
White Springs is a town of around 800 in northeast Florida. This town on the Suwanee River has a great historic district and remains of a bath house that was Florida's first tourist attraction. There's also Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, which is especially popular in May during the Florida Folk Festival.
This tiny town of fewer than 700 people has several antebellum historical sites that can be viewed from Highway 71. Most are private, but the historic Pender's Store is open to the public and is one of Florida's oldest operating stores.
Though Welaka has fewer than 700 people, it has a fascinating history, from the Timicuan Indians of nearby Mount Royal to the settlers of the 1850s. With its near extinction during the Civil War, and its rebuilding, Welaka has stood the test of time. It's located on the St. John's River in Putnam County.
Reddick is a tiny town of around 500 in north Central Florida that has been a around since 1882. Visitors rave about the local Hope Hall Farm Bed & Breakfast.
Do you have any other favorite super small towns in Florida? Please share them with us in the comments below!