Visitor Information

Whether you are seeking real Florida culture and heritage, recreation, or just relaxing in a small historic town, the residents and businesses welcome visitors. Putnam County was established in 1849, and named in honor of Benjamin Alexander Putnam, the first president of the Florida Historic Society. Putnam County sits 30 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean and is centrally located to most northern and central Florida attractions. Putnam County offers visitors a relaxing atmosphere with quality accommodations, natural attractions, historic sites and other activities that add value to the complete Florida tour.