The first European contact was by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513. The town was founded in 1565, and then was the capital of Spanish Florida for 200 years.
Today, St. Augustine is known as one of the most beautiful and historic towns in the United States, notable for its beaches, architecture, charming downtown area, and boutique hotels.
People Born in St. Augustine
St. Augustine in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie Lonely Hearts.