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Area Info

Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach Area Information

Welcome to the area information section for Fernandina Beach and surrounding Nassau County areas. When considering what home to buy, the community can be as important a consideration as the real estate itself. This section should help you learn more about our beautiful community and all it has to offer.

 Living in Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach provides homeowners with a wide range of fun activities, events and places to explore. Whether you are camping at Fort Clinch, horseback riding on the beach, surfing, paddle boarding, or taking a sunset river cruise, you and your family will love the endless list of adventures waiting for you here.

Some of the annual events and places to explore include:

  • Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
  • Jazz Festival
  • Blues Festival
  • Concours d'Elegance (among the top automotive events in the world)
  • Wild Amelia Nature Festival
  • Farmer's Markets every Saturday
  • Ft. Clinch Park
  • Little Talbot State Park
  • Cumberland Island

November 2015 - Amelia Island wins a Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award as a top 10 U.S. island destination! And three of our local resorts were voted into the top 25 in the state: Ritz-Carlton (ranked #11), Elizabeth Pointe Lodge (ranked #17) and Onmi Amelia Island Plantation (ranked #23).

 October 2015 - "The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association has announced Fernandina Beach among the four finalists in the People's Choice Awards category of the Great Places in Florida contest."- The News Leader


August 2015 - Fernandina Beach awarded the prestigious Florida Main Street designation. Click below to read this exciting news!