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The insiders guide to Martin County Florida

Martin County is known for having the best public schools in Florida, excellent beaches, and a slower paced lifestyle than Palm Beach County to the south. Martin County stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to Lake Okeechobee.

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Martin County Artifical Reefs

Martin County and the City of Stuart are known for excellent fishing but many residents and visitors don’ know that some of the best fishing is on four (4) artificial reefs that sit between Jensen Beach and Stuart.

Pioneer Lacrosse

Drive past Jock Leighton Park in Palm City and you there is a good chance you will see a lacrosse practice or game underway. The Martin County Pioneer Lacrosse league has introduced hundreds of youths to lacrosse.

Martin County Schools

Martin County has the best schools in the State of Florida. In 2007 every school in Martin County was rated A for excellence in academics and programs. From elementary schools to high schools Martin County has great public schools.

Martin County Residents Guide

Martin County is located on Florida’s east coast directly north of Palm Beach County. The region is called the Treasure Coast because of the large number of Spanish galleons that wrecked off the coast during the 17th and 18th centuries carrying gold and silver coins, jewelry and other artifacts.  The Treasure Coast runs along the Atlantic Ocean and includes several coastal counties: Indian River County, St Lucie County, and Martin County.

Area Code 772

Area Code 772 is in three Florida Counties – Martin County, St Lucie County, and Indian River County on the east coast of Florida. These are fairly rural counties with low population density, excellent beaches and fishing.

Chapman School of Seamanship

Learn to operate and navigate a boat as a novice or an experienced professional boat captain from Chapman School of Seamanship in Stuart, FL. Chapman provides training and certification for professional boat captains and recreational boaters.

Downtown Stuart

Downtown Stuart Florida is a mixture of shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Located directly on the St Lucie river Downtown Stuart has public docks so you can come by boat.

Humane Society Treasure Coast

The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast is a private non-profit humane agency caring for more than 6,000 animals (dogs, cats, and others)  each year and relies solely on private donations. Located in Palm City, the humane society serves the Martin County and surrounding areas.

Jensen Beach High

Jensen Beach High opened in August of 2004. It is the third high school in Martin County and located on the north side of the county.

Martin County High School

Martin County High School: A Tradition of Excellence - A+ in Academics, Athletics, Arts and Activities.

Palm City Elementary

Palm City Elementary School is an A rated school for nine years in a row as of 2008. The school provides classes to about 900 students from Kindergarten to fifth (5th) grade. The school is located off Mapp Road at 34th street in Palm City.

Sandsprit Park

Fishing piers, boat ramps, pavilions, and a playground are a few things you’ll find at Sandsprit Park in Stuart. Located at the entrance to Manatee Pocket Sandsprit Park is great place to launch your boat, fish, or have a party in one of the many pavilions.

US Sailing Center of Martin County

US Sailing Center of Martin County is a community sailing center located on NE Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach that offers recreational, competitive and learn-to-sail opportunities for people of all ages.