Part A---2g2era Information
6iddleburg is in Clay County, 25 miles southwest of Jacksonville, 22 miles
northwest of Green Cove Springs, and 20 miles northeast of Starke. The
elevation is 38 feet.
Florida Highway 21 provides access to other nearby communities. Greyhound
Lines provides bus service. Air and rail transportation is not available.
Clay County had a population of 10,038 in 1945.
burg was approximately 950.
The population of Middle-
Uiddleburg is supposed to be the second oldest white settlement in the
state. The Miethodist Church in Middleburg is the oldest church building
in the former Lethodist Episcopal Church, South. !~iddleburg has several
cemetoriel 100 to 118 years old.
6. Major Sources of Income:
Small farms, logging, turpentine,
of income in this area.
and pulp wood provide the main sources
1. Special Events:
2. ..Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubs;
5. Civic Organizations:
Liddleburg Civic Association. The association meets the first Mondayy of
each month in the Community Hall. Membership is open to everyone. Dues
are ,2 per year. Business meetings are followed by a social hour.
6. Fraternal Organizations:
Masons, Odd Fellows, Veterans of Foreign eiars.
Motion pictures are shown two nights a week.
8. Recreational Facilities:
SDove, quail, squirrels and foxes are found in this section. There are
unposted hunting grounds in the immediate vicinity. There are ,ho hunting
lodges. Hunting guides can be obtained by local inquiry.
Black bass, bream, catfish and jack are caught in Black Creek. There are
two fishing camps in the vicinity, Newton's Camp and Buck's Fishing Camp.
Newton's camp offers meals to limited sized parties on request. Fishing
guides can be obtained by local inquiry. Rowboats may be rented at New-
ton's Camp, also from ..rs. P. A. See, Irs. J. J. Martew, and Joe-McDonald,
The Methodist Church has services the second and forth Sundays. The
Baptist Church has services every Sunday.
There are ho hotels, tourist courts, guest homes or trailer parks in
Miiddleburg. Hall's and Cowart's restaurants provide meals.
Further information on Middleburg can be obtained from:
MIDDLEBURG CIVIC ASSOCIATION