Atlantic Beach is a charming seaside community of primarily single-family homes, with a population of approximately 12,000, situated just northeast of the City of Jacksonville.
It is surrounded by natural beauty, a pristine beach, the maritime woods of Hanna Park, and the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway marshes.
Residents and visitors enjoy more than 65 acres of parkland. Tideviews Preserve, a passive park with trails, a boardwalk for viewing wildlife, canoe launch and picnic areas is located on approximately 8 acres in Atlantic Beach. Dutton Island Preserve, on 27 acres, is a nature park with trails, a floating dock for launching kayaks and canoes, a fishing pier, camping sites and pavilions.
Offering the best of small town living, Atlantic Beach has a newly renovated Town Center with fine shopping, dining and night life, and just to the west lies all the amenities of the City of Jacksonville.