Steinhatchee (Taylor County) - Designated: 2007

Steinhatchee is located in the southernmost point of Taylor County on the Steinhatchee River and the Gulf of Mexico. The name Steinhatchee was derived from the Native American "esteen hatchee" meaning river (hatchee) of man (esteen). Steinhatchee's long history of human habitation includes hosting prehistoric man from around 12,000 BC, pirates from the 15th through the 18th century, loggers in the 1800s, sponge divers in the 1940s and 50s and commercial fishermen, shrimpers, and crabbers today.

Program Contacts

Community Websites

  • Taylor County
  • Steinhatchee Projects Board
  • Steinhatchee River Chamber of Commerce

Community Profile


Studies and Documents

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