Putnam County

Putnam County is located in Northeast Florida bordering Flagler, Volusia, Marion, Alachua, Bradford, Clay and St. Johns Counties. 

Putnam County was established from St. Johns and Alachua Counties in 1849 and named for Benjamin Alexander Putnam who was a lawyer, soldier, judge, member of the state legislature and first President of the Florida Historical Society. 

Putnam County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
70,423
Population - 2010
74,364
Population - 2015 Est
72,756
Land Area (sq mi)
728
Water Area (sq mi)
99
Total Area (sq mi)
827
Average Rainfall
51
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
59

May 26-29, 2017

Location: Palatka

Held each year on Memorial Day weekend, this festival celebrates with music, arts and crafts, carnival rides, a parade, fireworks and great food. 

April 28, 2018

Location: Bostwick, Florida

This small town festival is the place to go for all things blueberry! Celebrate this delicious fruit and all the yummy food.  

November 9-11, 2017

Location: Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, FL

 

The Putnam County School District has authority over 21 schools serving over 11,000 students.