City of Chiefland, Florida

South of the present city and at Manatee Springs, the Timucua people established a village.  The area's economy was primarily based on agriculture, but also featured ranching, dairy, lumber, and aquaculture. Today, it is home to one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school. Chiefland provides its residents with a safe and stable community and fosters a sense of safety.

Manatee Springs State Park is located in the northwestern part of Florida's peninsula, and is the sight of one of Florida's 33 first magnitude springs, with an average water flow between 50 and 150 million gallons of water per day. It is a great place to gaze at the beautiful wildlife, especially the park's namesake, the manatee (when the water is cold enough). The park also offers paddling, bicycling, tubing, and even event catering thanks to Anderson's Outdoor Adventures. And some of the park's most alluring features are the underwater caverns available to certified cave divers looking for a beautiful, maze-like adventure. But if you aren't certified, fret not, because the park has everything from camping and picnicking to snorkeling and fishing, as well as an 800 ft. boardwalk and over 8 miles of hiking trails. Park rangers are on sight to provide additional support and information in order to make Manatee Springs State Park a truly wonderful experience. 

Manatee Springs State Park
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Their first vineyard was planted in 1985 and has been the home of various different grapes such as the muscadine and fruit muscadines the have since been phased out. Also, the home of a wildlife refuge of ducks that may stay or go back to the wild after they are done nesting.