Community Resources

Clay County, Florida enjoys a very comfortable and friendly quality of life. Access to big-city amenities are less than an hour away in Jacksonville while here at home, Clay County residents enjoy a more family-centric way of life.

With a population of nearly 200,000 people, Clay County has its own community resources to both enhance life as well as provide for those that need a helping hand.

Listed below are some of the organizations that help make Clay County such a special place to live and raise a family.

The Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, located on the campus of the St. Johns River State College in Orange Park, is dedicated to offering the very best of professional theater, dance, musical performances and visual art exhibits.

Thrasher-Horne is also home to a 250-person capacity Conference Center.

Challenge Enterprises is an ongoing story of hundreds of individuals with disabilities achieving success with dignity and respect everyday. Clay County, Florida is fortunate to have such a generous organization that provides so much to so many. 

Their Business Services are a genuine win-win for their employees and the business community.

The Clay County Public Library System provides access to the full scope of literary media for Clay's residents.

Everything from classic literature and contemporary DVD's to expansive research resources and free internet access are all available for library patrons.

The five library branches offer public meeting rooms and a full slate of interactive programs.


Clay Transit offers public transportation throughout Clay County allowing residents to get where they need to go safely and inexpensively and connecting with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority bus system in Orange Park, FL.

They also offer a door-to-door service for approved members to get to their medical appointments easily.

From water sports to biking and camping to first-rate golfing, Clay County provides many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy unparalleled natural resources and easily accessible recreational facilities.

Youth sports facilities are also abundant throughout Clay County.

Many additional community resources are available to the citizens of Clay County to both enhance and protect the special quality of life that makes Clay County such a wonderful place.

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