All you expect to find in your hometown will be just steps from your door.
Oak Leaf Plantation will let you return to a way of life where you and your family are at the center of your community — a place where you will be able to see your children off to one of Oak Leaf's schools, shop or dine in one of two planned Village Centers, work nearby in new commercial and office space, or visit the public library.
Its riverine location facilitates Naval Station Mayport, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the U. Marine Corps Blount Island Command, and the Port of Jacksonville, Florida's third largest seaport.
Significant factors in the local economy include services such as banking, insurance, healthcare and logistics.
The area was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, and in 1564 was the site of the French colony of Fort Caroline, one of the earliest European settlements in what is now the continental United States.
Under British rule, settlement grew at the narrow point in the river where cattle crossed, known as Wacca Pilatka to the Seminole and the Cow Ford to the British.
With an estimated population of 907,529 as of 2017, Jacksonville is also the most populous city in the southeastern United States. Johns River in the First Coast region of northeast Florida, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia state line and 340 miles (550 km) north of Miami.
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Ribault erected a stone column at his landing site near the river's mouth, claiming the newly discovered land for France.
In 1564, René Goulaine de Laudonnière established the first European settlement, Fort Caroline, on the St. Philip II of Spain ordered Pedro Menéndez de Avilés to protect the interest of Spain by attacking the French presence at Fort Caroline.
The Spanish renamed the fort San Mateo, and following the ejection of the French, St.
Augustine's position as the most important settlement in Florida was solidified. Johns River at a narrow point, which the Seminole called Wacca Pilatka and the British called the Cow Ford; these names ostensibly reflect the fact that cattle were brought across the river there.