Welcome to St. Augustine, FL, one totally unique city!
Visit St. Augustine, Florida: The Nation’s Oldest City. You just can’t afford to miss this unique destination. St. Augustine, FL is one enormously interesting city that has not yet been discovered by so many – but that thing is facing a change.
Our city is yet to be discovered!
It is said that the U.S.A. does not have so many years of history to show, but you discover that it is not true when you arrive to this very beautiful city, St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the U.S. and here you will find a wealth of history. Yes, this is the nation’s oldest city and the oldest known city in the USA.
Our town (St. Augustine) is not so big, about 18 square kilometers and it’s population is less than 12,000. The town is very picturesque and is like no other city in the United States. When you arrive at St. Augustine it feels like you are in some south European city. It is very unique.
St. Augustine is located about 30 minutes south of Jacksonville in the northeast corner of Florida. From Orlando, it takes just over an hour to run. The city is surrounded by water and only a few kilometers from the city center, the mile-long St. Augustine Beach.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.7 square miles (27.8 km²), of which, 8.4 square miles (21.7 km²) of it is land and 2.4 square miles (6.1 km²) of it (21.99%) is water. Access to the Atlantic Ocean is via the St. Augustine Inlet of the Matanzas River.