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Old Town Elementary School

Old Town is an unincorporated community in Dixie County, Florida, United States, located at US 19-ALT 27-98 and State Road 349.


Old Town is located at 29°36′04″N 82°58′55″W / 29.6011°N 82.9819°W / 29.6011; -82.9819Coordinates: 29°36′04″N 82°58′55″W / 29.6011°N 82.9819°W / 29.6011; -82.9819 (29.6011, -82.9819), about 40 miles southwest of Gainesville and 12 miles northwest of Chiefland.

Historic places

Historic places in Old Town include:

  • City of Hawkinsville, a shipwreck in the Suwannee River, near the Nature Coast Trail State Park
  • Old Town Methodist Church built in 1890, located behind the 1983 church building.
  • Old Town Elementary School, now the Dixie County Cultural Center
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