Martin County, Florida, is located between Port St Lucie and West Palm Beach on the eastern tip of the state. It has a population of around 147,000 and its county seat is Stuart. The county was formed in 1925 from Palm Beach County.
Because the county is nestled in between Lake Okeechobee and the Atlantic Ocean, water activities in the county are plentiful. Visitors to the area can go boating and fishing, or can simply roam the 22 miles of beaches in search of sea turtles. More than 800 species of fish await exploration and discovery by those wishing to brave the depths.
The county is an absolute haven for those who love small town life. The county has been voted by numerous places as containing some of the best and most relaxing small towns in which to live. The county seat, Stuart, is one of these lovely hometowns. Rated as one of the happiest seaside towns in the nation, Stuart’s homes features picturesque views and friendly neighbors.
Martin County is a hub of theatre and entertainment as well. Thousands of people visit the county’s numerous theaters, such as the Barn and the historic Lyric Theatre, where they are entertained by plays and shows. The whole county is full of family friendly entertainment from plays to waterparks and everything in between.
The county is a perfect place for those who love the outdoors. With water on both sides and numerous parks sprinkled throughout the area, the options for family fun are without limit.
Martin County Cities and Towns
Ocean Breeze park