Fernandina Beach is the northernmost city in Florida with a population around 12,000. It was founded in 1811, and named after King Ferdinand of Spain.  Because of the railroad it had a  building boom after the Civil War. It is such a nice little city that I have always thought if I ever settled in Florida I would chose to live here.   It is proud of its heritage, and has preserved a wonderful historic district.  I’ll take you on a tour of the highlights: