Levy County

Levy County is located in Northwest Florida at the southeastern end of the Panhandle bordering Dixie, Gilchrist, Alachua, Marion and Citrus Counties. 

Levy County was established in 1845 from a portion of Alachua County and named for David Levy Yulee, first U.S. Senator from Florida and developer of a 5,000- acre plantation on the Homosassa River. Cedar Key was founded in 1850 and was the southern terminus of the first railroad across Florida. 

Levy County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
34,450
Population - 2010
40,801
Population - 2015 Est
40,448
Land Area (sq mi)
1,118
Water Area (sq mi)
295
Total Area (sq mi)
1,413
Average Rainfall
45
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
58

November 30 - December 2, 2018

Location: Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key is invaded by pirates one weekend every year at this fun event! 

June 2, 2018

Location: Historic Downtown Chiefland, Florida

63rd Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival features Family fun, crafts, food, parade, and a Watermelon Pageant and Watermelon contests.

Levy County School District serves 5 communities in Levy County. The total student population of these communities is approximately 6,200. Located near Nature Coast, many of the student this district of unique opportunities to enjoy firsthand experience in the wilderness.