Fleming Island, FL
There are numerous activities in this charming town. For history buffs, shoppers, adventure seekers, and food lovers. Located on Highway 17 along the St. Johns River, Fleming Island is home to historical places, great eats, and a friendly family atmosphere.
Get some exercise and let the kids play at Moccasin Slough Park and go the distance on a bike ride along Black Creek Trail. For a bit of local history, visit St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church and Cemetery (no service but visitors are allowed), known to be one of the oldest wooden churches in Florida. With its first service held on April 6, 1878, this landmark church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For a bit of culture, see a show at The Island Theatre featuring live musicals, plays and improv classes along with acting classes. Getting hungry? Try the unique pizzas and a local craft beer at V Pizza. For local seafood, Corky Bell’s and Whitey’s Fish Camp are popular favorites here in Northeast Florida. Southern cuisine and Hawaiian fare come together for unique and delicious dishes at the Just a Pinch Café. Visit Sweetwood Books, Fleming Island’s independent bookstore, for a new book and take a look at local artwork on display too.
Schools in Fleming Island:
9/10 Thunderbolt Elementary School
8/10 Robert M. Paterson Elementary School
9/10 Fleming Island Elementary School
7/10 Fleming Island High School
Neighborhoods in Fleming Island:
Beulah Vista Estates
Fleming Island Estates
Fleming Island Plantation
Pine Eagle Estates
"Fleming Island is the perfect town for those who enjoy quaint and comfortable living. Scenery throughout "the Island" is beautiful and always kept trimmed. In Fleming, you're bound to see tons of people strolling on the sidewalks while walking their pampered pooches, runners jogging while pushing baby strollers, and golf carts driving on the road alongside cars. There are also 3 great schools in Fleming: Fleming High School, Fleming Elementary, and Thunderbolt Elementary. Fleming Elementary is filled with a great staff of hardworking and awesome teachers. Fleming High is a huge school with many students and maintains an "A" grade thanks to the diligent teachers and administration. The neighborhoods in Fleming are perfect for quaint, urban living and most are within walking distance to a school. Fleming is jam-packed with popular restaurants, stores, and entertainment. You never have to leave the comfort of Fleming Island because everything you could ever need/want is already here!"