Picture Perfect for Nature Lovers
Where sun rises hit the glistening Ochlockonee Bay — that’s where you’ll find Wakulla County. Nature lovers revel in the region’s Wakulla Springs and the diverse ecosystem it brings. The county is also home to the Apalachicola National Forest and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, so outdoor experiences are never lacking.
Looking for the perfect photo op? Scenes from several movies have been filmed in Wakulla County, and Florida’s second oldest lighthouse in St. Mark’s provides the perfect backdrop to make friends back home feel jealous. Whether you’re looking for looking for a quiet place to raise a family less than an hour away from all the amenities of Tallahassee, consider Wakulla County Florida.
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A Quiet Place to Live
With two towns (Sopchoppy and St. Marks) and several unincorporated communities, Wakulla County is the natural place to be for anyone looking to enjoy low commercialization, rich history and abundant wildlife. Whether you choose to go boating, worm grunting, or attend one of the many seafood, crafting or wildlife festivals throughout the year, you can do it all here.
TNT Hide-a-Way makes it easy to rent everything from canoes to paddleboards for a day on the Wakulla River. Got children? Gulf Specimen Marine Labs in Panacea is the perfect place to give them hands on experience with horseshoe crabs and other sea life. The county also boasts dozens of family-owned and operated restaurants, from Southern cooking to Gulf Coast seafood.
A paradise for those who love being outdoors, Wakulla County provides a new way to look at life whether you are there for a job or to work remotely. Job search and career centers like TCC Wakulla Center and CareerSource Capital Region is available to assist in finding employment in Wakulla. Strong opportunity to work in a big city is less than an hour away in Tallahassee.
Close Knit Communities Next to Big City Amenities
From the African American Heritage Festival in February to the Worm Gruntin’ Festival in April, Wakulla County is a community-driven lifestyle that celebrates the past with strong hopes for the future. A children’s Fishing tournament has given hundreds of children hands on experience with the sport for two decades. Several winter festivals also take place throughout the county, including Christmas in Panacea — complete with snow for children to play in.
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