Aerial view of Putnam County houses along shore.

Putnam County

A River Flowing with Opportunity

Seekers of an authentic Florida lifestyle need look no further than Putnam County and its small historic towns, bright and colorful art displays and unique wildlife. Raise children to be well prepared adults in Putnam County, with planned neighborhoods and a school district that offers strong career & technical education (CTE) programs. Take a step back in time at one of the many festivals in Palatka or sit by the shores of Crescent Lake — one of the largest lakes in Florida with connections to St. Johns River. It’s all here, and only an hour’s drive to Jacksonville, the most populated city in Florida.

44,000 Outpatient visits accommodated each year at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital in Palatka Putnam County Chamber
6% Increase in Putnam County School District Graduation Rates Between 2019-2021 Putnam County Chamber
Top 10 Bass Fisheries in Florida (St. Johns River, Crescent Lake and Rodman Reservoir) Putnam County Chamber
#14 Most Productive Bass Fisheries in the Nation (Roman Reservoir) Putnam County Chamber