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.
Region: Northeast Florida Region
Metro Area: Palatka Florida Micropolitan Area
County Seat: Palatka
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