Introduction to Kingsland, Georgia
Kingsland, Georgia, in Camden county, is 32 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida.
The area now known as Kingsland was once called Woodlawn. The Florida Central and Peninsula Railroad first entered the city on Christmas day in 1893. Later on, the city was named after William Henry King, who became the first mayor of Kingsland. The State Bank of Kingsland was established in 1895. The city was officially incorporated in 1908.
Kingsland and nearby Attractions
- Crooked River State Park
- Kingsland Beaches
- Cumberland Island National Seashore
- Submarine Museum
- Amelia Island
- Fort Clinch State Park
Things To Do In Kingsland
While staying in Kingsland, you can visit Cumberland Island, Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge or the St. Marys Submarine Museum. The downtown district of the city, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is also a popular spot. The city also offers facilities for inland and offshore fishing. Shopping can be enjoyed at Camden Corners Shopping Center, Kingsland Shopping Center and Camden Woods Shopping Center.
Jacksonville International is the nearest major airport.
Kingsland Higher Education
Florida Community College at Jacksonville and the University of North Florida are the nearby institutes of higher education.