In October 2023, Marion County home prices were up 0.4% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $280K. On average, homes in Marion County sell after 36 days on the market compared to 27 days last year. There were 799 homes sold in October this year, up from 725 last year
This list offers only a glimpse of the many possibilities for enjoying your time in Marion County. Remember to consider your interests, budget, and desired pace when planning your activities.
Gulf of Mexico: The closest point on the Gulf of Mexico is Crystal River, which is approximately 45 miles west of Ocala, the county seat of Marion County.
Atlantic Ocean: The closest point on the Atlantic Ocean is Daytona Beach, which is about 65 miles east of Ocala.
Highways: Major highways like I-75 and Florida’s Turnpike connect Marion County to both coasts efficiently. The drive to each coast takes approximately 1-1.5 hours.
While not directly on the coast, Marion County’s convenient location offers easy access to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy the best of both coasts.