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Amelia Island is in Nassau County, in the Jacksonville metro area.

The community was named after Princess Amelia, daughter of King George II of England.

The latitude of Amelia Island is 30.607N. The longitude is -81.46W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
Fernandina Beach is the main city on the island.
President James Monroe called it a ''festering fleshpot'' because of its illicit activities.

The island later blossomed as a 19th-century resort.

Local festivals include:
  • Shrimp Festival & Pirate Parade - May 3, 2007
  • Chamber Music Festival - May 28, 2007
  • Fiesta de Santa Maria - Sept. 29, 2007
  • Amelia Book Island Festival - Oct. 4-7, 2007
  • Jazz Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
  • Amelia Island Fall Art Festival - Nov. 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Amelia Island web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Amelia Island State Recreation Area, Fort Clinch State Park
Historic sites and museums: Amelia Island Museum of History

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Nassau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amelia Island political report.

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Amelia Island restaurants taking online reservations include The Ritz Carlton Cafe 4750- Amelia Island, The Ritz Carlton Grill Room - Amelia Island ... View restaurants

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Hotels in Amelia Island include Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island.

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