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Citrus County Florida

Welcome to Citrus County, Florida.

Citrus County features many distinct and diverse choices for prospective new residents and snowbirds. From the beautiful and desirable Gulf Coast properties available throughout Crystal River and Homosassa to the west, to lakefront homes and golf communities in the central and eastern communities of Beverly Hills and Hernando, to the stately elegant homes of historic Floral City, Citrus County is a dynamic residential gem of the Nature Coast.

Historic and Serene Eastern Citrus County

Beautifully kept rustic homes sit back from sidewalks that wander under canopies of Spanish moss and old oaks that twist and bend toward the clear blue sky in historic Floral City. It is a resplendent combination of quaint and natural. Many of Floral City's homes date back over a century to a time when the area's robust phosphate industry allowed the area's population to swell exponentially. These homes are some of the most architecturally unique in Citrus County.

"Much to the delight of the droves of shortcake enthusiasts, Floral City also hosts the immensely popular Strawberry Festival every March."

Then there's Inverness. If charm, livability and inviting local color could be measured on a scale from one to ten, Inverness would rate a twelve. Surrounded by natural inland forests and lakes, it is the largest municipality in Citrus County, and serves as the County Seat. It is beautiful, thought provoking and imaginatively diverse. Elegant neighborhoods reflect the architecture and residential community values of yesteryear. Picturesque single family homes and serene spacious real estate peek out from the lakeshore and oak lined neighborhoods, as the thriving downtown centerpiece emits a lively vibe of familiar small town commerce.

Many of the charming buildings situated within the cozy confines of the walkable Main Street Business District in Inverness, such as the historic Citrus County Courthouse, are nearly a hundred years old or older. The City's picturesque downtown thoroughfare features an array of eateries, retail, offices, antique stores and other sorts of diverse local businesses.

Residents of Inverness are immensely proud of the well- kept 300 plus acre assortment of parks. Opportunities for outdoor enjoyment are endless. From picnics at Cooter Pond, to bicycling at Whispering Pines, to launching one's kayak from the Wallace Brooks shoreline, there is something for all outdoor interests and hobbies. Fun filled local events, such as the ever popular Great American Cooter Festival, round out Inverness' tight knit community appeal.