Putnam County is in the north east part of Florida and sits on the St. Johns River.
The county seat of Putnam County is Palatka, which sits on the western bank of the St. Johns river and is famous for excellent bass fishing. The Ford Gates Ferry is the oldest operating ferry in florida and takes cars and passengers between Welaka on the east side of the St. Johns River to the Ocala National Forest on the west side.
Putnam County Table of Contents
- Area Code & Zip Code
- Cities in Putnam County
- County Map
Putnam County Map
This map of Putnam County shows Palatka on the St. Johns River, Welaka to the south and Hastings in the north east.
Putnam County consists of 722 square miles of land and 105 square miles of water for a total of 827 square miles. Centrally located between Jacksonville, Gainesville, St. Augustine and Daytona Beach, Putnam County is part of the Palatka Micropolitan Area.
Putnam County shares its borders with seven other Florida counties.
Clay County, Florida to its north, Flagler County, Florida to its east, Alachua County to its west, St. Johns County, Florida to the northeast, Volusia County, Florida to its southeast, Marion County, Florida to its southwest and Bradford County, Florida to its northwest.
Area Codes and Zip Codes for Putnam County
The area code for Palatka is 386, while the area code for East Palatka is 904.
Cities in Putnam County Florida
- City of Crescent City
- Town of Interlachen
- City of Palatka (County Seat)
- East Palatka
- Johnson Crossroads
- Lake Como
- Putnam Hall
- San Mateo