Silver Springs is a community located in the heart of Marion County. It's about 40 miles south of Gainesville, and close to the city of Ocala. Home to the artesian springs that give the community its name, which are among the largest of their kind in the U.S. and known around the world, the biggest selling point of Silver Springs is its absolutely breathtaking environment. Those in search of homes for rent in northern Florida who want a tranquil atmosphere and a fantastic climate will fall in love with Silver Springs at first sight.
Silver Springs has been a prominent tourist attraction for centuries, and a small community for much of that time. Residents of the area will be able to make hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking and equestrian activities parts of their everyday lives in Silver Springs, and have ready access to all the amenities in Ocala less than 6 miles away.
Facts for Renters
Silver Springs is unincorporated, but was informally founded in 1852. It can be considered a neighborhood of Ocala.
In addition to the springs themselves, numerous tourist attractions have drawn attention the world over for many years, including the T.W. Randall House, Wild Water Park and the now-defunct Six Gun Territory, a Wild West-themed park.
Silver Springs children are served by the Marion County Public Schools district.
Notable nearby parks include Silver River State Park, Cross Florida Greenway and the massive Ocala National Forest.
Resources for Renters
Learn about attractions of the Silver Springs park and tour availability.
Get to know the nearby city of Ocala, which has all necessary amenities for Silver Springs residents.