The first European contact was when William Bartram visited the island in 1776. Soon afterward, a Spanish colony was established.
Today, Fernandina Beach is known as a quiet beach retreat, as well as for its maritime activities, sailing, downtown area, and sunrises.
People Born in Fernandina Beach
Fernandina Beach in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie Lonely Hearts.