That’s right, St. Augustine is No. 1 on a list of Best College Towns to Live in Forever â€” compiled by collegeranker.com. See the full story in the link below, and the photo and excerpt about why St. Augustine tops the list!
1. St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine is the oldest city in Florida and is the home of Flagler College. The city is full of Spanish history with attractions such as the Castillo de San Marco and the Spanish Military Hospital Museum. In addition, the city houses museums like the Old School House and the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum. The coastal city sits adjacent to Anastasia Island. Major employers in St. Augustine are Northrup Grumman government contractors and the St. Johns County School District in addition to the booming tourism careers including resorts, hotels and restaurants. Flagler College is a largely historical campus with student dorms located in the famous Ponce de Leon Hotel. Flagler was originally founded as a womenâ€™s college, but it began admitting men in the early 1970s. The college has a liberal arts base with notable programs in humanities, social sciences, communication, educations, and the arts.