The Official Website of Amelia Island, FL

The Amelia Island Lighthouse is considered the oldest structure on the island. First constructed in 1820 on Georgia's Cumberland Island, it was dismantled and moved in 1938 and reconstructed on Amelia Island. Construction was completed in 1839.

For those interested in a closer look, lighthouse tours are offered on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Tours depart from the Atlantic Recreation Center. The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children age 12 and under.

The Amelia Island Museum of History is housed in the historic Nassau County jail and showcases some 4,000 years of Florida history, including its eight flags of occupation. The museum offers exhibits, educational lectures, walking tours and ghost tours.

233 South Third Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
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We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

- T.S. Elliot

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Amelia Island Churches and Places of Worship

Abundant Life Christian Church
122 South 8th St.

Amelia Baptist Church
961167 Buccaneer Trail

Amelia Island Plantation Chapel
1450 Bowman Rd.

Bible Baptist Church
820 South 14th St.

Blackrock Baptist
96362 Blackrock Rd.

2920 Bailey Rd.

Church of Jesus Christ Of
Latter Day Saints
2800 South 14th St.

Fernandina Beach Church
of Christ
1005 South 14th St.

First Assembly of God
302 South 14th St.

First Missionary Baptist Church
22 South 9th St.

First Presbyterian Church
512 Alachua St.

Five Points Baptist Church
736 Bonnie View Rd.

Grace Community Church
85439 Miner Rd.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1830 Lake Park Dr.

Living Waters Christian Fellowship
134 Old Church Rd.

Macedonia AME Church
202 South 9th St.

Memorial United Methodist Church
601 Centre St.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church
905 Broome St.

North 14th Street Baptist Church
519 North 14th St.

New Zion Baptist Church
10 South 10th St.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
2600 Atlantic Ave.

St. Michael’s Catholic Church
505 Broome St.

St. Peters Episcopal Church
8th and Atlantic

The Journey Church
869 Sadler Rd.

The River
716 South 8th St.

The Spoken Word
1520 South 14th St.

Third Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Mt. Zion Circle

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Getting to Amelia Island
Amelia is only 30 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport. By auto, two bridges connect Amelia Island with the mainland. From I-95, take Fernandina Beach Exit 129, turn east onto A1A and travel 15 miles, cross the Intracoastal Waterway into the heart of Amelia Island.

Visitors traveling from the south may prefer to take A1A north of Jacksonville to the Mayport auto ferry which crosses the St. Johns River, or take A1A farther north to J. Turner Butler Blvd., then north on Hwy 115 over the Dames Point Bridge. Both options continue on A1A north over Big and Little Talbot Island onto Amelia.

Amelia Island Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Golfing on Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach is a splendid pleasure, with natural surroundings, oceanfront golf courses and pristine golf resorts that challenge skilled golfers and reward those lucky enough to experience all the wonderful golfing that Amelia has to offer. Public and Private courses abound as well as Golf Lessons and Instruction from the Pros.

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