St. George Island Florida
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Franklin County is located along the Gulf of Mexico in Florida's Panhandle and 80 miles southwest of Tallahassee.

The county features more than 200 miles of relatively undeveloped shoreline including the four barrier islands of St. George, Dog Island, Cape St. George and St. Vincent Island.

The coastal communities of Apalachicola, St. George Island and Eastpoint are accessible via US Highway 98. By air, Franklin County can be reached through commercial airports in Tallahassee and Panama City and by private airports in Apalachicola 850-653-2222 and on St. George Island 850-927-2312.

Mileage from selected cities:

Atlanta, GA 351 Memphis, TN 574
Birmingham, AL 334 Miami, FL 561
Chicago, IL 933 Montgomery, AL 244
Columbia, SC 532 Nashville, TN 525
Dallas, TX 884 New Orleans, LA 388
Detroit, MI 1055 Orlando, FL 334
Houston, TX 712 Pensacola, FL 162
Indianapolis, IN 811 St. Louis, MO 831
Jackson, MS 436 Tallahassee, FL 80
Little Rock, AR 707 Tampa, FL 298

 

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Salty burlap bags full of Apalachicola Bay oysters are a Franklin County icon. Earthy, unpretentious, yet strong and resilient, burlap symbolizes much of what Franklin County embodies in its people, places and culture.
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