Participants paddling during Spring Pedal & Paddle Festival in Hamilton County.

Hamilton County

Welcome to Florida’s Front Porch

With a temperate climate all year and some of the lowest costs of living in the state, Hamilton County in North Florida is ideal for someone looking to enjoy a slower pace of life. The area is full of rural, southern charm and features tons of amenities that make the region feel like home. The county hosts several festivals throughout the year, drawing artisans from all over the state to share knowledge and keep folk culture alive. Hamilton also possesses dozens of nationally registered historical buildings and access to rivers, lakes, and springs for all your outdoor recreation needs. While southern Florida is known for its beaches, Hamilton County’s rich cultural and natural resources make it the ideal place to plant roots.

A-Rating in Diversity, 2022
22.1% Lower Cost of Living than U.S. Average Best Places, 2022
72% of Residents Own Their Homes Niche, 2022
58% Lower Average Commute Time Than National Average U.S. Census, 2021