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Welcome to the Putnam County, Florida site for the FLGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects.

Located on the St. John's River in North Central Florida, Putnam County was formed in January, 1849. It was named for Major Benjamin Alexander Putnam, a St. Augustine attorney who had served as an officer in the Second Seminole War.

Incorporated areas of Putnam County include Palatka (the county seat), Crescent City, Interlachen, Panoma Park, and Welaka. Other towns and villages include Bardin, Baywood, Bostwick, Carraway, East Palatka, Edgar, Florahome, Frances, Fruitland, Georgetown, Grandin, Hollister, Johnson, Keuka, Mannville, Melrose, Norwalk, Orange Springs, Putnam Hall, and Satsuma.

 

The Putnam County, FLGenWeb Site

Hosted by Marceline R. Beem

State Coordinator: Darrel Bell

This site is maintained by Marceline Beem for The FLGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects. To contribute to this page, email me:

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This page last updated on Tuesday, 28-Dec-2004 19:55:40 MST

Thanks to Bob Franks for the county graphics. Photos of the county courthouse, the Putnam House Hotel and Benjamin Putnam courtesy of the Florida Photographic Collection.