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Why Famous

  • Annual Apalachicola Antique and Classic Boat Show.
  • Historic sites: Fort Gadsden.
  • Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum.
  • Apalachicola National Forest.
  • St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge.

 

 

Facts Destination

  • Franklin County was created in 1832.
  • It was named for Benjamin Franklin, famous scientist,printer, and author.
  • Franklin County harvests 90% of the oysters sold in Florida and 10% of the oysters sold nationwide.
  • Eighty-seven percent of Franklin County’s 545 square miles is in national preserves, state forests and protected lands.

 

Area Info

  • Franklin County is a coastal county located in the panhandle of the U.S. state of Florida.
  • Its county seat is Apalachicola, Florida.
  • the county has a total area of 1,037 square miles.
  • The extreme eastern tip of the county is bordered by the Ochlockonee River.

 

Why Visit

  • Crooked River Lighthouse highlight the area’s importance in regional history.
  • the hamlet of Carrabelle combines an authentic working waterfront with full-service marinas for fabulous fishing and recreational boating.
  • Between Ocholocknee Bay and the Gulf, the secluded peninsula of Alligator Point is home to Bald Point State Park.

 

Best Time

  • Every season offers a host of recreational and cultural opportunities.

 

Transport

  • Panama City-Bay County International Airport (PFN).
  • Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH).
  • Apalachicola Municipal Airport (AAF).
  • St. George Plantation Owners Airport.
  • US Highway 98.

 

Precautions

  • Beachgoers should always be careful about jellyfish, Stingrays, Sea Turtles, Riptides.

 

Lifestyle

  • Apalachicola Art Walk & Wine Festival.
  • Florida Seafood Festival.
  • Gulf Coast Regional Chili Cookoff.