Green and brown trees on the shore of a crystal clear freshwater lake.

Wakulla County

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.

34,690 Population in Wakulla County Florida U.S. Census Bureau, 2021
40+ Festivals annually Visit Wakulla
300+ Species of birds habitat on the southern border of St. Mark’s National Wildlife Refuge
1-Hour Drive to Tallahassee
One Of the first fully accredited school systems in Florida (Wakulla County School District) Wakulla School District

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