Switzerland, Florida

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Location of Switzerland, Florida

Switzerland, Florida is an unincorporated community in Northwest St. Johns County, Florida, United States. It is adjacent to Fruit Cove.

Along with Fruit Cove and Julington Creek, the community is associated to the zip code 32259 (St. Johns, Florida). Switzerland is along the eastern bank of the St. Johns River, across from Green Cove Springs and Middleburg in Clay County, and is south of Jacksonville, Florida (Duval County). The name derives from the late 18th century and early 19th century New Switzerland Plantation of Francis Philip Fatio.[1]

There are many schools in the Switzerland area. The main elementary schools are Hickory Creek Elementary and Cunningham Creek Elementary. The middle school is Switzerland Point Middle School, and the high school is Bartram Trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic City Memories: Ghost Towns". Historic City News. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 

Coordinates: 30°04′34″N 81°38′50″W / 30.07611°N 81.64722°W / 30.07611; -81.64722