Palm Coast, Flagler County, Volusia County, St. John’s County

The City of Palm Coast received “Gold Certification” from the Florida Green Building Coalition and became the first certified Green City in Northeast Florida.


City of Palm Coast awarded with 'Best Tasting Water' honors for third consecutive year.

The drinking water contest brings samples from utility departments across northeast Florida, which are judged by a panel based on the criteria of taste, color, odor, and clarity.

For the third consecutive year, the city of Palm Coast was awarded the "Best Tasting Water" award for Region II by the Florida Water Environmental Association at the Best Tasting Water Drinking Contest in Jacksonville on Nov. 18. This annual contest brings together utility departments from across northeast Florida who submit samples to compete for awards, which are judged by a panel based on the criteria of taste, color, odor, and clarity.

"To receive this award three years in a row is quite an honor, and I believe it's a testament to the great work of our team and their commitment to providing our residents with high quality, great tasting water," said Peter Roussell, Utility Systems Manager for Palm Coast.

"I'm so proud of our team and the work that they do year-round. Receiving this award is great complement to the efforts I see our team giving on a daily basis," added Stephen Flanagan, director of utilities for the city.

We are the USA's 39th Most Livable City!

Based on our local environment, leisure services, economy, education, health, demography, crime, housing and infrastructure, they've ranked Palm Coast as the 39th most livable city in the entire United States.

USA Today. Palm Coast lands on national 50 best cities.

Is Palm Coast one of the nation's 50 most livable cities and one of its seven best places to retire. The creators of a top 50 "best cities to live in" list published on and a "7 Best Places to Retire" list published on believe so.

Palm Coast is one of the 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida.

Moving to Florida? Palm Coast is one of the top three out of six most affordable cities in Florida

Thinking of moving to the Sunshine State? From jobs to weather to housing costs, here's all the information you need in one place. Affordability is more than just cheap housing options; it indicates a high quality of life as well as affordable costs of living. Palm Coast is a place where you can find community and a sense of purpose: where you would actually want to live. Home is where the heart is, so here are reasons why Palm Coast, Florida will steal your heart.

Best City to Retire in 2022

Finding the best city for retirement requires research and thoroughly weighing your personal and financial priorities. We explored all cities with a population greater than 80,000 residents to find the 10 best cities to retire in in 2022. Each city offers a blend of safety, activities, attractions and affordability for those on a fixed income.

The research we completed to analyze our 2022 best cities for retirement includes:

• Local housing and assisted living costs and population over age 65
• Population growth, which typically indicates a robust local economy
• Annual FBI crime statistics for each city, based on a percentage of all criminal activity in the total population

Many of our best retirement cities for 2022 are located in Florida, a popular retirement location for decades. The weather is ideal for year-round activities and often for physical health. If you decide to work while retired in Florida, you won’t pay state income tax.

It's a lifestyle like no other!

Where to Retire magazine, a Houston-based publication that rates the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities based on factors such as living costs and taxes, has selected Palm Coast as one of the top places in the U.S. for retirees to live.

Seasonal Temperature Humidity % Wind Breezes
Jan. - Mar. 63.50oF / 18oC 58% 8.8 mph
Apr. - June 77.63oF / 25.5oC 64% 8.7 mph
July - Sept. 83.34oF / 28.3oC 68% 7.4 mph
Oct. - Dec. 68.05oF / 20oC 62% 8.5 mph
Av. Annual 73.13oF / 23oC 60% 8.35 mph



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