Downtown Monticello Visit historic sites such as the 1890 Perkins Opera House.
“Perkins Block” was built in 1890, still standing and hosting entertaining productions The Watermelon Festival is the highlight of community activities in Jefferson County. Started over 50 years ago to recognize the watermelon growers of the county Lloyd Railroad Depot built in 1858, is the oldest brick station in Florida. It was given to the Jefferson County Historical Association in 1968 and serves as the lloyd city post office The Palmer-Perkins House - c.1836
The Monticello Historic District features 42 19th-century buildings within 27 blocks The Jefferson County Courthouse - 
The Icon and Staple of Jefferson County

Welcome to Jefferson County, Florida.

Our County government is committed to serving the needs of the public. This Website is a resource toward that end.

On this site you’ll find information on County programs, services, meetings and other topics of local interest, whether you’re a resident, visitor to our community or business considering locating here.

SPECIAL NOTICE: After clicking on the following link, scroll down the page to below the second horizontal line: DRAFT LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE & PUBLIC WORKSHOPS 

For your convenience, frequently sought information is just a click away here:

  • Contacts: Board of County Commissioners, County Coordinator and other key individuals and offices, with phone numbers and email addresses
  • Announcements: News of community interest and impact, including deadlines for input, bid opportunities, upcoming public meetings and events and other announcements
  • Road Issues: Easy-to-use form for notifying us of road-related issues in need of attention (fallen tree, washout, etc.)
  • Resources: Other organizations and online resources of interest
  • Employment: Information on current and upcoming job openings appears here
  • FAQ’s: Answers to frequently asked questions

Check out the tabs at the top of this page for additional information about the County, our history, area assets, the Websites of our Constitutional Officers and still other timely information.

Thank you for visiting our site and we welcome the opportunity to be of service.

Jefferson County Government