Yulee, Florida, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, Florida. There are mostly residential single family homes in this CDP of 23 square miles, which is part of the Jacksonville metropolitan area. The downtown area is attractive and the area is best known for its world-class golf courses.
Most Yulee residents work in sales, office, or administration support, followed by production, transportation, and material moving. One of the best things to do in Yulee is visit the White Oak Conservation Center, which is a premier wildlife breeding, research and training facility. It spans 600 acres and is surrounded by pine and hardwood forest and wetlands. People also visit the waters around Amelia Island for boat tours and fishing. The dining options are predominantly American and Mexican, followed by an eclectic selection of various cuisines, from barbecue, hamburgers, and pizza to seafood, Japanese, and vegetarian. The popular tiki bar is conveniently located off I-95, has affordable drinks, and offers live music and dancing.
Yulee is in the Nassau County School District and is home to the Florida State College at Jacksonville. The Betty P. Cook Nassau Center at the Florida State College at Jacksonville offers local residents convenient access to programs and classes in the county. It has computer labs, an instructional television classroom, a science lab, student lounge areas, a courtyard, and classroom spaces. 16 acres of the campus is part of the dedicated Outdoor Education Center, where there is a natural setting for an extensive low ropes course and a 30-foot climbing wall. Yulee gets higher than the national average of rainfall at 51 inches of rain per year, with no snowfall. The city gets about 223 sunny days in the year, with the July high temperature at 90 degrees and the average January low temperature at 44 degrees. The climate is also humid, being slightly uncomfortable during hot months.