Explore Martin County in this 7 minute video showcasing the lifestyle and natural beauty of Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Palm City, Sewalls Point, Jensen Beach and Hutchinson Island areas.
Located between two large faster growing counties, Martin County moves at a quieter pace. With it’s outstanding quality of life, excellent location and incredible natural beauty, Martin County is a bit of old Florida with a quiet sophistication and a unique place to live.
Centrally located on Florida’s east coast,Martin County is bound by the Atlantic ocean to the east and Lake Okeechobee to the west.
Martin County is made up of several towns – Tequesta, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Port Salerno, Palm City, Sewalls Point, Jensen Beach and Hutchinson Island. Stuart is the main city and the seat of local government.
Travel to destinations north or south is available with easy access to I-95 and the Florida Turnpike. Orlando to the north is 2- 2.5 hours, Tampa to the west is approximately 3 hours and Key West to the south is about 5 hours.
Homes in Martin County
Martin County offers a diverse range of housing from modest to luxurious. There is prime ocean front, waterfront with private docks, golf course communities, country estates, gated and non-gated residential communities and equestrian communities.
School Board of Martin County is proud to serve as a leader in quality education in Florida. Its students consistently generate above-average scores on national tests, numerous National Merit scholarships.
All schools in Martin County are ‘A” or “B” schools under the state’s grading system.
Martin County is home to Indian River State Collegethat offers 150 programs leading to Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate Degrees, Technical Certificates and Applied Technology Diplomas. Indian River State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees.
Business and Industry
Martin County’s diverse employment base includes agriculture, financial, retail, distribution and manufacturing companies and healthcare.
Martin Health has received numerous awards and is accredited by The Joint Commission, one of the most respected accreditations in the nation. Martin Health System based in Stuart is a community owned, not-for-profit family of services that has cared for Martin County residents since 1939. The system comprises two hospitals, two MediCenters, a free-standing emergency center, and numerous outpatient centers and clinics. A third hospital, Tradition Medical Center, will be completed in 2014 in west Port St. Lucie. Care for residents is provided throughout the Treasure Coast, including Stuart, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Palm City and Port St. Lucie.