Welcome to St. Lucie County
Before you get too busy exploring St. Lucie County's pristine white-sand beaches or its stunning natural landscape, we want to welcome you to this grand destination! Here, an idyllic world filled with warm Florida sunshine and crystal blue waterways await your arrival. Living in St. Lucie County is like embarking on a never-ending adventure—and we can't wait for you to begin yours!
Ready to make a move and call St. Lucie County home? Let's go explore!
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At a Glance
Major roads: I-95, Florida 70
Airport: Treasure Coast Int'l Airport
Hutchinson Island: 30 minutes
Palm Beach: 1 hour
Largest city: Port St. Lucie
County seat: Fort Pierce
Median home value: $295,000
Communities of St. Lucie County
As the county seat, Fort Pierce is home to just over 45,000 residents and boasts an idyllic, beach-town lifestyle. If you want to live like a Fort Pierce local, you have to take a stroll along its downtown Main Street—it was previously named one of the top "20 Most Beautiful Main Streets in America" by Reader's Digest.
Port St. Lucie is the most populous city in all of St. Lucie County, plus one of the fastest growing metropolises in the U.S. Here, you'll find plenty of job opportunities with short commutes down the Florida Turnpike and world-class golf courses that have hosted Tiger Woods himself. And if you're in Port St. Lucie, you have to visit St. Lucie West to check out some of the city's best culinary and retail destinations.
Truly an outdoor oasis, Tradition features over 500 acres of twinkling lakes plus 300 acres of nature preserves and parkland. Tradition envelops everything a homebuyer could want in their future community, with varied home styles, well-manicured landscapes, and tree-lined streets adorned with paved sidewalks.
Things to Do in St. Lucie County
What You'll LOVE in St. Lucie County
Though it may seem obvious what the main attraction is in St. Lucie County—its miles and miles of beautiful beaches—the county offers a variety of other unique ways to soak up the Florida sunshine, too!
St. Lucie County is home to some of the most spectacular golf destinations in the state of Florida, including PGA Village. Ranked among the "75 Best Golf Resorts" by Golf Digest, PGA village beautifully lays out 54 holes of championship golf at PGA Golf Club. And if you want a few more practice swings before you hit the links, you can take lessons from the highest-caliber PGA professionals here. Fairwinds Golf Course in Fort Pierce is one of the top courses on the Treasure Coast, widely known for its well-bunkered greens and occasional wild hog sightings. The Saints of Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie Trail, and Indian Hills are a few more popular public courses in the area.
A masterpiece by its very nature, St. Lucie County provides its residents with many opportunities to have fun while learning something new. If you want to take a closer look at the county's magical marine life, then make sure to put the St. Lucie County Aquarium and the Manatee Observation and Education Center on your itinerary. Both venues offer interactive tours of educational exhibits, plus you're sure to marvel at the aquarium's living models of six different Florida marine ecosystems.
From hiking trails and horseback riding to community parks and nature preserves, there is no shortage of ways to explore the great outdoors in St. Lucie County. Unsurprisingly, the county's vast number of beaches are the venues for many of the area's outdoor adventures. You can bring your furry friends to the dog park at Walton Rocks Beach, or you can ride on an even bigger four-legged animal on Frederick Douglas Memorial Park's horseback riding trails. One of St. Lucie County's most popular community activities is its Guided Nature Program, where residents can explore the local preserves while being safely guided by area experts.
Children living in the area are served by St. Lucie Public Schools, which operates more than 35 schools in total. The county is also home to a few magnet schools, which local students can apply to and partake in unique programs. Many students in the county continue their educations at one of the area's nearby post-secondary institutions, including Indian River State College and the University of Florida.
Uncover Your New Niche
Thinking about moving to Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Tradition, or another St. Lucie County community? We'd love to help! Just give us a call at 772-600-7400 any time for more information about the area—and we can even send St. Lucie County's newest listings straight to your inbox!
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