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    About Lake Green Sills
    Putnam County, Florida

    Lake Green Sills is in Hawthorne, Florida, and is under 30 miles from Gainesville.

    Named in honor of Israel Putnam, a hero of the American Revolution, this county has a population of just under 99,000 people.

    There are a few smaller airfields nearby, but the closest major airport is Jacksonville International and is just over an hour and a half away. Urgent care can be provided at Putnam Community Medical Center, 31 minutes away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found 16 minutes away at Williamson’s Food Store. Locals recommend restaurants such as Blue Water Bay, The Wrap Shack, Burger Barn, and JJ’s on 5th.

    Backyard Paradise

    Due to its size of 65 acres, Lake Green Sills can offer privacy to its residents. There are a few docks around the lake, making it easy to explore the water by boat, kayak, or canoe.

    Nearby Mason Lake offers great fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, bluegill, and black crappie there.

    Nearby Entertainment

    For great photo opportunities, head to the nearby town of Palatka and take the self-guided City of Murals tour.

    If you’re feeling more adventurous, head to HogWaller Mud Bog & ATV. You will get muddy, but they provide hot showers for you.

    Explore Nature

    Hikers have several nearby options when it comes to exploring the great outdoors. These include Carl Duval Moore State Forest, Etoniah Creek State Forest, and Longleaf Pine Trail.

    Fun in Gainesville

    Gainesville features attractions like the Florida Museum of Natural History, Butterfly Rainforest, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, and the Gainesville Raceway.

    Some of the city’s most anticipated events include the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Jest Fest, Butterfly Fest, and the Downtown Festival and Art Show.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Green Sills is an excellent choice.