Fernandina , Florida Real Estate and Community InformationFernandina Beach, Florida is a beachfront Nassau County community that is located about 25 miles northeast of Jacksonville on Amelia Island. This location offers access to several popular Florida transportation routes including Interstate 95, The Buccaneer Trail and Florida State Road 200. This location also offers convenient access to many wonderful beachfront destinations that attract thousands of visitors each year.
Fernandina Beach Homes for Sale
Brief Fernandina Beach Community History
Other settlers who have lived in the area during Fernandina Beach's development have included French and settlers who established a series of forts and trading posts during the 17th and 18th centuries. Moreover, a Confederate fort was established in the area during the Civil War that was taken over by Union troops in 1862.
Modern interest in Fernandina Beach homes for sale was established in the 1950s by Jacksonville-area residents who discovered our area's beautiful beaches and fun attractions. This interest continues to grow as more people discover our area's stable economy, affordable home prices and fun attractions.
Popular Fernandina Beach Community Neighborhood Locations
- Amelia National Parkway and Amelia Walk.
- Floria Parke and Forrest-Mauncy.
- Ocean Cay and Ocean Oaks.
- North Fletcher and North Hampton.
- Pirates Bay and Plantation Point.
These neighborhoods offer access to more than seven post offices, 50 locally owned stores and nearly 300 locally owned eateries.
- Southside Elementary School (Pre-kindergarten-second grade).
- Emma Love-Hardee Elementary School (third-fifth grades).
- Fernandina Beach Middle School (sixth-eighth grades).
- Fernandina Beach High School (ninth-12th grades).
Moreover, some Fernandina Beach parents send their children to these private schools:
- St. Michael Academy.
- Amelia Island Montessori School.
- Faith Christian Academy.
- The Ogburn School
Nearby Colleges and Universities
There are 17 colleges and universities that are located within a 50-mile radius of most Fernandina Beach homes for sale that are sold by Dee Bumbarger. Some of these colleges and universities include:
- Jacksonville University.
- The Chamberlain College of Nursing.
- Southeastern College.
- Fortis College.
Recreational Facilities and Activities
Most of these facilities also offer access to other recreational activities that offer a fun way to stay fit and active. Some of our clients' favorite recreational activities include dance classes, fitness classes and martial arts classes. For current information about these Fernandina Beach recreational activities, please call 904-277-7300.