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Area Description

Williston is a small town with old fashioned beliefs. God, country and children come first.
We are surrounded by many farms. Peanuts and watermelon are large crops from this area.
Horses and cattle farms are also plentiful in the area.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Family owned restaurants as well as a restaurant serving those who fly into Williston Airport.
Chain restaurants are also available.

The Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the City of Williston hosts an Independence Day festival on July 3rd each year. There is no admission to the park and the amusement rides for children are free, the cost is covered by sponsors.

The Central Florida Peanut Festival takes place on the 1st Saturday in October every year. This festival brings thousands of visitors to the area.

Williston is home to the Williston Golf & Country Club as well as several community organizations.

Cultural Activities

Public transportation

Levy County Transit provides low cost transportation to larger cities in the area. It is used primarily by senior citizens.

Medical Facilities

We do have a small 60 bed hospital in Williston with an emergency room that provides for many of the needs of our residents.


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  44.0  55.5  67.0  4.1 "
 Feb  46.0  57.5  69.0  4.0 "
 Mar  51.0  63.0  75.0  3.9 "
 Apr  56.0  68.0  80.0  3.0 "
 May  63.0  75.0  87.0  3.7 "
 Jun  70.0  80.5  91.0  5.9 "
 Jul  72.0  81.5  91.0  5.3 "
 Aug  71.0  81.0  91.0  6.7 "
 Sep  69.0  79.0  89.0  5.3 "
 Oct  61.0  71.5  82.0  1.9 "
 Nov  53.0  64.0  75.0  2.6 "
 Dec  46.0  57.5  69.0  3.0 "

We enjoy three seasons each year. Winter, if it comes usually only lasts for one to two weeks and we DO NOT get snow!

We are located far enough inland that we are rarely impacted by Hurricanes.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Williston, FL

Williston, Florida cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

Cost of Living




Political Party


Senior Housing Options

Senior Assistance in Williston, FL

Williston, Florida offers the following assistance for seniors:

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Many community groups/organizations in Williston

Additional Information

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