Positioned on the East Coast, near St. Lucie River and West of the Indian River, is Stuart, Florida. The city has a population of around 17,000 people. With an average year round temperature in the low seventies it's no wonder the population increases by almost 3,000 people come winter time. The "sailfish capital of the world" is home to beaches, shops and plenty of local activities.
Interesting Points About Stuart FL
The duo started making money as Pineapple farmers and eventually owned a lot of land and a good portion of what is known today as "Downtown Stuart".
The town's economy is predominately made up of thousands of small businesses and is propelled by the hospitality, government and service industries.
Hutchinson Island, just a short distance away from Stuart, holds the oldest structure in Martin County called The House of Refuge. It's the lone survivor of 10 homes that were constructed in the seventeenth century for the purpose of life-saving stations for those out at sea.
Resources for Renters
The city's official website provides background on the settlers of the land as well as links to resources on the government and community services. It also contains a virtual map of the city.
Fishing and other water sport information can be found on Visitflorida.com. Accommodations, deals and travel guides could be useful to someone who's in the process of moving.
The school year calendar, cafeteria menu and information on each department can be found by visiting the Martin School District website.