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Columbia County Florida Real Estate Information

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Search Columbia County, FL Real Estate Listings on our website or continue reading for more information about our area. Columbia County, Florida is home to Lake City, Fort White, Watertown and Five Point communities. United Country Dicks Realty sells land, acreage, houses & commercial properties for sale in Columbia County Florida. Lake City offers a welcoming atmosphere with all the amenities of a major city. Farms dot the rolling hills in and around Columbia County, while shimmering lakes, springs and rivers provide terrific opportunities for recreation. With acres of national forest and state parks, there’s always something new to discover in North Florida.

Whether you prefer museums, antique shops, farmers markets or the mall, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in Lake City.

The pristine public lands of North Florida provide an ideal setting for a wide range of outdoor activities. Nestled between Lake City and Jacksonville, Osceola National Forest features inland swamps and old-growth stands of longleaf pine harboring a diverse community of wild game.

Ichetucknee Springs State Park, in neighboring Fort White, is a well-known retreat for outdoor adventurers. Flowing through shaded hammocks and wetlands, the Ichetucknee River offers tubing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.


Columbia County's land is home to an abundance of white-tailed deer, wild turkey, raccoon, wood ducks and great blue heron. O’Leno State Park provides a scenic respite from the day-to-day bustle. Positioned along the Santa Fe River, a tributary of the Suwannee River, this state park attracts camping, hiking, horseback riding, fishing and water sports enthusiasts from all over.

If you’re looking to hit the links, the Country Club at Lake City is the place to make your next tee time. This par-72, 18-hole golf course is the premier golfing destination in town. You can also experience the gateway to Florida golf at Quail Heights Country Club. This challenging mix of rolling hills, water hazards and sand traps is sure to have you coming back time and time again.


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If what you’re after is a unique shopping experience, head to Webb’s Antique Mall. Peruse an eclectic assortment of period clothing, dishes, furniture and collectables. For a more contemporary excursion, Lake City Mall features many of the most popular stores. For the largest selection of Florida-grown produce, don’t forget to stop by the Lake DeSoto Farmers’ Market.

The educational needs of Lake City are served by the Columbia County School District. Students can continue their education at the University of Florida in neighboring Gainesville. The state’s oldest university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse institutions. Other amenities include Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center, an acute care hospital providing comprehensive healthcare to Lake City and the surrounding county. The Lake City Airport handles air travel in north-central Florida. The control tower and other airport facilities are maintained by TIMCO Aviation Services, an industry leader in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul.


If endless outdoor recreation with every amenity close by is what you’re envisioning, you can find it all in Lake City. Whether it’s an equestrian property, home, farm or land in the Columbia County Florida area. Our real estate professionals stand ready to serve your needs. Contact United Country – Dicks Realty to learn more about buying or selling real estate near Lake City, Florida




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