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HISTORY LIVE OAK, FLORIDA, SUWANNEE COUNTY  
 

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HISTORY OF LIVE OAK, FLORIDA LOCATED IN SUWANNEE  COUNTY between Lake City, Florida and Gainesville, Florida.  The Live Oak, Florida real estate market offers a wide variety of homes, acreage, horse farms investment properties.   Live Oak Florida in Suwannee County is  sandwiched between Lake city Fl   and Interstate I-10.   Local festivals include:  Suwannee County Fair - between middle of March -April 15.    Live Oak, Fl has a wide variety of homes for sale, acreage, farms.  Low taxes, foreclosures and short sales make it affordable, especially if your seeking country living with a Southern charm. 

The city of Live Oak Florida Live Oak County Seat located in Suwannee County and was named after a Large Oak Tree in 1863.  Numerous historical sites, buildings and landmarks  offer a glimpse into the past.   Live Oak's proximity to the famous Suwannee River provides access to plentiful water activities including over 20 renowned springs perfect for diving, fishing, swimming, canoeing and other recreation.


The Suwannee River has played a major role for hunting and fishing although Live Oak Florida  is not literally "way down upon the Suwannee River."  Close to the Suwannee River, act ivies such as fishing, boating, cave diving, searching for artifacts are just a few to mention.   Instead, the fabled stream encircles the city on the north, west and south, as it flows from its source north of Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge all the way to Lower Suwannee Wildlife Refuge, where it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Much of life in the Suwannee River Valley centers around the river, which touches parts of Suwannee, Lafayette and Hamilton Counties. A popular tourist site is the State Folk Culture Center, named in honor of Stephen Foster, composer of "Old Folks at Home" the song that memorializes the river. To the northwest of Live Oak is Suwannee River State Park. Picnic and camping areas dot the region, and part of Osceola National Forest is in Hamilton County.  In 1858, Suwannee County was formed and named after the Suwannee River that runs through it.  This region is known as the "Original Florida" located in the north-central region of the state.  The Suwannee River Valley is center around the Suwannee River with activities of water sports, hunting, fishing, cavern and  cave diving, water skiing are an important part of  this county.   Live Oak's area code is 386.  It has 2 zip codes, 32060, 32064 .

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Entrance to a Cave in Peacock State Park - Suwannee County, Florida

 

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