About Martin County
Martin County, Florida Area Information
WELCOME! The Treasure Coast is ideally located approximately halfway between Miami and Orlando. Interstate 95 and Florida's Turnpike let you commute to West Palm Beach in less than 45 minutes. The climate is ideal with an average year-round temperature of approximately 74 degrees.
Martin County consists of the City of Stuart [County seat], and the Towns of Jupiter Island, Ocean Breeze Park, and Sewalls Point. It also includes the communities of Hobe Sound, Hutchinson Island, Indiantown, Jensen Beach, North River Shores, Palm City, Port Salerno, Rio, South County, and Tropical Farms.
With excellent schools and managed growth, Martin County is the paradise many people have been searching for. Whether you are looking to relax and explore natural Florida, sit outside and soak in the sun during a professional sports outing, sit on the edge of your seat during a high-speed hydroplane boat race, or play 18 holes on a championship course, Martin County is the place to find it. Bicycle paths connect areas throughout the county, and wind through tree lined roads that lead to parks with marinas, boat launches, tennis and racquetball. The New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and Montreal Expos all have spring training complexes within a short drive of Stuart.
Also in Martin County is the Hobe Sound Nature Center and Wildlife Refuge and Jonathan Dickinson State Park, where visitors can meander down nature trails or canoe out to deserted peninsula beaches. Drives along Ocean Boulevard out to Jensen Beach are particularly rewarding. Martin County and its beaches is a perfect spot for your future home.