Amelia Island is a barrier island that stretches along the Northeast Coast of Florida in Nassau County that includes 2 state parks, several golf courses, a municipal airport, world-class resort hotels, and beautiful natural beaches.
Amelia Island includes the communities of Fernandina Beach, Amelia City, and American Beach. The island was named Amelia Island for the daughter of George II of Great Britain, Princess Amelia. It is rich in culture as it has changed hands 8 times throughout history and is known as the "Isle of Eight Flags" (French, Spanish, British, Floridian/Patriot, Green Cross, Mexican, Confederate, and United States.).