Visit Citrus CountyNestled amongst live oaks, pristine springs, and the Gulf of Mexico sits Citrus County in the heart of Florida. Citrus County offers a wide array of activities for the nature lover. Situated 90 miles west of Orlando and 75 miles north of Tampa, Citrus County provides a wonderful retreat for those seeking a relaxing weekend enjoying the water or those searching for adventure in Mother Nature’s playground.
Accommodations include affordable hotels and motels, waterside inns and charming bed and breakfasts as well as full-service resorts and camping. Enjoy unique boutiques and shops. Golfers will be challenged by world famous courses, including Black Diamond, consistently ranked as one America’s greatest and was recently qualified as a course for the US Open.
Life in Citrus County
A growing business community, a top rated school system, and small town charm draped across some of the most beautiful backdrops Mother Nature created all contribute to the high quality of life experienced by residents of Citrus County. An extensive park system provides a large variety of activities for all ages, while a proactive Sheriff’s department boasts some of the lowest crime rates in the state. With calendar overflowing with an array of community events, Citrus County offers something for everyone.
The Business Community
The Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council work hand in hand, with several other organizations, to provide businesses with the tools to make them succeed. Small businesses form the backbone of the local economy with the support of major corporations such as Progress Energy, two hospitals, and several light manufacturing firms.