Citrus County is unique among counties in Florida due to its abundant resources, scenic beauty, and the sensitive nature of its land. The hills, beautiful clear rivers fed by free-flowing springs, forests, wildlife, access to lakes, rivers and Gulf of Mexico for fishing, boating and swimming. The County?s rural atmosphere makes it an attractive place in which to live.
Golf is one of the most popular pastimes in Citrus County where enthusiasts are offered a number of world-class courses. Both private and public courses are available and both fun and challenging courses abound.
Area temperatures range from an average low of 57 degrees in January to a high of 81degrees in July. Precipitation averages are 2.5 in April to our wettest month in August of 7.4 inches. For over half the year, no heating or cooling is necessary.
Citrus County is served by Orlando International Airport, Tampa International as well as the smaller Ocala International and Gainesville Regional. For private planes there are Crystal River Airport, Dunnellon Marion County Airport and Inverness Airport.
In and around Citrus County, are Central Florida Community College in Ocala, University of Florida in Gainesville and Pasco-Hernando community College in Brooksville. Others, within driving distance, are University of Central Florida, St. Leo University, University of South Florida and Hillsborough Community College.