All About Citrus County

Citrus County
Welcome to Citrus County. If you've ever wanted to swim with a manatee, relax in front of a gorgeous sunset, or reel in the "big one" on one of our scenic rivers... then you've come to the right place!

Citrus County was created in 1887 and was formerly part of Hernando County. It was named for the county's citrus trees. The rich historical culture and variety of shops, water recreation, golfing, and dining experiences, make Citrus County one of the most enjoyable places on the west coast.

  • Citrus County: Work, Live, Play

    May, 2012

    The rich historical culture and variety of shops, water recreation, golfing, and dining experiences, make Citrus County one of the most enjoyable places on the west coast.

  • Biking in Inverness

    November, 2011

    The Withlacoochee State Trail is only blocks from the heart of downtown Inverness Florida. The City has made their town a walkable, bicycle friendly community, adding benefits for all who visit.

  • Homosassa Dragon Boat Festival

    April, 2013

    Fun and competition on the Homosassa River. Competing teams row their boats forward to the beat of a drum, racing to the finish line to see who will reach it first!

  • Chassahowitzka Springs Restoration Project

    November 13, 2013

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District is restoring portions of Chassahowitzka Springs by removing sediments.

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  • Three Sisters Springs Openhouse

    November 13, 2012

    Join the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge as they host an openhouse at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida.

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  • National Wildlife Refuge Three Sisters Springs

    November 13, 2012

    Celebrating Refuge Day at Three Sister Springs along with the ribbon cutting of the new 1300 foot boardwalk.

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