Welcome to the Town of Hastings, Florida!

The Town of Hastings is a community, “Small In Stature, But Big At Heart.”

As of 2015, the population of the Town of Hastings is 604, as recorded by the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Gainesville, Florida.

The Town of Hastings centrally located for commuting; 12 miles to I-95 via SR207, 18 miles northeast via SR207 to St. Augustine, 15.68 miles east via SR206 to Crescent Beach, 6.8 miles west via SR207 to Palatka, 49.29 miles (1 hour 8 minutes) west via SR20 to Gainesville, 45.66 miles (1 hour) south via US 1 to Daytona Beach or 52.28 miles (52 minutes) via south via I-95.

The Town of Hastings is surrounded by hundreds of acres of beautiful farmland, giving our area the title “Potato Capital of Florida”. Other produce such as broccoli, silver queen corn, sweet onions, and cabbage are also grown in the Hastings area.

Looking for a small town home feel and you just haven’t found that place…Well, look no farther…you have just found that place in the Town of Hastings, “Small in Stature, But Big At Heart”, and we WELCOME YOU into that heart.

Hastings History


The Town of Hastings, Florida, named after Thomas Horace Hastings (1860 – 1897)…

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