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Community Cities: Micanopy

Community Cities: Micanopy

Town of Micanopy

Mayor: Ginny Mance

Town Administrator: Sara Owen

City Website:

City Hall Address: 706 N.E. Cholokka Blvd., Micanopy


Micanopy, a town steeped in the charm of Old Florida, captures the essence of a bygone era like few others. Within its compact one-square-mile area, this historic town offers a delightful array of dining options, charming shops and antique stores. Walking along downtown Cholokka Boulevard, adorned with majestic live oaks draped in Spanish moss and with classic historic buildings, transports visitors to a time long past.

Nature enthusiasts are drawn to Micanopy’s natural wonders, including Paynes Prairie Preserve, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park and three preserves that feature picturesque hiking trails. The park honoring Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, commemorates her life in Micanopy, which inspired her acclaimed novel “The Yearling.”

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Named after Seminole Chief Micanopy, the town’s pivotal role in Florida’s history adds to its enduring appeal, immersing visitors in a rich tapestry of cultural heritage and historical significance.

Micanopy, with its idyllic streets, natural beauty and historical prominence, offers an authentic glimpse into the allure of Old Florida. It invites visitors to step back in time and experience the magic of this charming town.

Parks in Micanopy

  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
  • Beulah Franklin Park
  • Tuscawilla Preserve
  • Barr Hammock Preserve

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