Located in Northeast Florida, the City of Yulee is a fast-developing community offering a variety of attractions. Yulee is experiencing a residential and commercial building boom has numerous retail, restaurants, cafes and upscale PUD communities. Many residence enjoy water and outdoor activities with the Intercostal Waterway and Beach with a short commute. Yulee is also home to two world-class golf courses, The Golf Club at North Hampton and Amelia National Golf and Country Club. Yulee is approximately 18 miles from Kings Bay Base, GA, 24 miles from Jacksonville, FL and 12 miles to Fernandina Beach, FL. Many are finding Yulee an affordable alternative to the more expensive Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. Many commuters live here work in Jacksonville, Kings Bay Naval Base, and a quick commute to Jacksonville International Airport.
Education: Yulee has a total of seven school including Wildlight Elementary which in under construction, other elementary schools include Yulee Primary (Pre-K -2nd) and Yulee Elementary (3rd-5th). One middle school, Yulee middle school, and one high school, Yulee high school, which is nationally ranked according to U.S. News & World Report annual ranking and has a 91% graduation rate. Yulee also has a private school, Nassau Christian School (Pre-K – 12th). Florida State College at Jacksonville also has a campus in Yulee named the Nassau Center offering courses, certificates, degree programs in various fields and also includes an Outdoor Education Center.
What is Anticipated to Happen: The Nassau County Economic Development Board, which is headquartered in Yulee, represents all of Nassau County as a desirable place to grow and expand an existing business or relocate a business. In March of 2016, Rayonier announced that they would be building a new corporate headquarters in Yulee as well as develop a 24,000 acre pine forest into a community. The community well include over 3,000 homes, offices, medical facilities, shopping centers, light industrial facilities as well as a new YMCA. Rayonier is also working with Nassau County to develop the Wildlight Elementary School which is expected to open for the start of the 2017-2018 school year with about 600 students.