Palm Coast Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Palm Coast is located between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine in eastern Flagler County. Situated along the Atlantic Ocean, it is known for its calming scenery of fresh and saltwater canals and colorful native foliage. The city is 65 miles south of Jacksonville and 82 miles north of Orlando by car, and I-95 is easily accessible. Palm Coast real estate is affordable with plenty of condominiums, townhouses, single-family homes, duplexes and undeveloped land available.
Palm Coast was originally established as the Palm Coast Service District in the late 1960s and incorporated as Palm Coast in 1999. Although Palm Coast is relatively young, the city does provide a wide range of services to its approximately 60,000 residents, including development, fire and police protection, road maintenance and parks and recreation management. Despite Palm Coast’s relaxed atmosphere, the city is home to more than 30 mid-sized and large businesses.
In this small city next to the sea, residents spend their free time engaging in outdoor recreational activities or just relaxing. Boating, walking, jogging, tennis and golf are all popular. Day trips may include visits to Daytona Beach, Marineland, DeLeon Springs, the charming town of Mt. Dora, or historic St. Augustine.
Public school students are served by Flagler County School District, which runs five elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools in Palm Coast. There are also private schools within Palm Coast and the Daytona Beach Community College is nearby.
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