Nassau County, Florida

Nassau County is located in the north eastern part of Florida between Baker and Duval Counties. Created in 1824 the county is named after the Duchy of Nassau, Germany. Nassau County includes 651.55 square miles of land and 74.30 square miles of water. The population of Nassau County was 73,314 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.

The county seat of Nassau County is the city of Fernandina Beach, FL. Fernandina Beach has a population of about 12,000 people. Fernandina Beach is the only United States city to have 8 different national flags flown over the city. From 1562 the following nations have laid claims to this area, these nations are; France, Spain, Great Britain, Patriots of Amelia Island, Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, Confederate States of America and the United States of America. George Rainsford Fairbanks, a Confederate Major, historian and lawyer was from Fernandina Beach.

Nassau County is part of the Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nassau County is home to Amelia Island, where the 1988 famous child movie star Pippi Longstocking had her adventures at. Nassau County has several historical places to visit, some of these are; Amelia Island Lighthouse, Bailey House, Fairbanks House, Fort Clinch, Hippard House, Merrick-Simmoons House, Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Original Town of Fernandina Historic Site, John Denham Palmer House and Tabby House.

Nassau County is bordered by Camden County, GA to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the East, Charlton County, GA to the West, and Duval County, FL to the South.

Municipalities of Nassau County, FL

Incorporated Cities and Towns of Nassau County, FL

Callahan, Fernandina Beach and Hilliard

Unincorporated Towns and Vilages of Nassau County, FL

Amelia City, American Beach, Andrews, Becker, Boulogne, Bryceville, Chester, Crandall, Crawford, Dahoma, Dyal, Evergreen, Franklintown, Glenwood, Gross, Hedges, Hero, Ingle, Italia, Keene, Kent, Kings Ferry, Lessie, Mattox, Nassau Village-Ratliff, Nassauville, O’Neil, Verdie, Yulee Heights and Yulee

External Links for Nassau County FL
Official County Site -

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