Whether you're looking for an epic day trip or your next eco-adventure, historic Jefferson County, Florida promises to be your place to VISIT. STAY. PLAY.
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Jefferson County is your perfect vaction destination, with new and exciting discoveries around every corner. Even with a full itinerary, there’s no way you can see and do it all in one day, so plan to stay awhile, relax and take your time. From the first moment you arrive here, you’ll feel like this is where you belong. Whether you’re looking for a place to recline and unwind, a chance to uncover Florida’s treasured past, or a shady trail to wander, we have everything to make your getaway a special one. No matter who you are or where you come from, Jefferson County is here for you! We’re open, accepting and ready to welcome you with a heaping helping of southern hospitality.
Monticello, the county seat founded in 1827, is located five miles north of I-10 (Exit 225) and 24 miles east of Tallahassee where US 19 and 90 intersect in the middle of town. A quaint roundabout encircles the Courthouse. A National Main Street community, Monticello is one of the most charming and historical towns in Florida.