Gone Coastal Beach Condo, Carrabelle, Florida

Local Information

World's Smallest Police Station
 There are four towns nearby. Each with their unique shops and restaurants. Carrabelle is to the east and is the closest. To the west are Eastpoint, St. George Island and Apalachicola.

In Carrabelle be sure to visit the Smallest Police Station in the country. While there, treat yourself to lunch at The Junction, a coffee house, ice cream parlor, sandwich shop all in one that exudes the small town’s charm. For breakfast try Emsey’s, on the right before the bridge into Carrabelle.

From Eastpoint take the 4 mile bridge to St. George Island, or the John Gorrie Bridge to Apalachicola. St. George Island is a small resort town. Apalachicola is the largest town in the area. While there is a Burger King in Apalachicola, the nearest town with your typical chain stores is Crawfordville, an hour to the North East.

Attractions & Events
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Nuseum
Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Miromar Outlets
St. James Bay Golf
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Gulf Specimen marine Laboratories, Inc.
Dr. John Gorrie Museum
Cape St. Geoprge Lighthouse Museum
Grocery Shopping
There are four grocery stores within 20 minutes. 


  • IGA 
    812 NW Avenue A
    Carrabelle, FL 32322

East Point

  • Big Top 
    (Small but has a surprisingly good stock.)
    357 U.S. 319
    Eastpoint, FL 32328


  • Piggly Wiggly 
    130 Avenue E
    Apalachicola, FL 32320


  • IGA 
    425 US-98
    Apalachicola, FL 32320
Radio Station
Oyster Radio 100.5
Oyster Radio really is THE radio station. Michael Allen never sleeps. In the morning you'll get the local weather, tide reports, the Carrabelle Chamber minute with Debi Jordan, and a great mix of music. The music continues throughout the day. Listen close for "A Glance At The Past" and other neat features. Dinner time is the "Beach Bash" with great beach music and local artists. The evening is "Oyster Radio After Dark, All Night, Every Night.", classic rock, jazz and blues.


What you need to know:

Oyster Radio has a weekly drawing, generally a $25 value with a local merchant. Each Monday the .prize is announced on Facebook, Friday the winner is drawn from those who "Liked" Monday's post. Join the funn at https://www.facebook.com/OysterRadio/

Restaurants & Bars
Caroline's Riverfront Dining
Bite Me Deli & Catering
Gormley's at the Gibson Inn
Oyster City Brewery
Owl Cage & Wine Room
Tamara's Cafe
Up The Creek Raw Bar
Carrabelle Junction
Crooked River Grill
Fathom's Steam Room and Raw Bar
The Fisherman's Wife
Harry's Bar
Marine Street Grill
El Jalisco
East Point
Beach Pit BBQ
St. George Island
BJ's Pizza & Subs
St. George Island
Black Marlin's
St. George Island
Blue Barrot
St. George Island
Doc Myer's
St. George Island
Paddy's Raw Bar
St. George Island
Donut shop St. George Island
St. George Island
State & National Parks
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
Bald Point State Park
Tate's Hell State Forest
Apalacicola National Forest
Medical & Informational
Weems Memorial Hospital
Weems Memorial Hospital 
135 Avenue G, Apalachicola, Florida 32320
Weems Medical Center East 
110 NE 5th Street, Carrabelle, FL 32322

Franklin County is in Northwest Florida in the panhandle bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Liberty, Wakulla and Gulf Counties. There are miles of uncrowded pristine beaches, protected shallow bays, excellent fishing and acres of National and State forests to explore. This area also offers some of the finest seafood in the country.

Franklin County is named after Benjamin Franklin. In 1845, Dr. John Gorrie of Apalachicola built the first ice-making machine in this area. Its population is 11,000 plus and the area is 1,037 square miles. Some of its cities include Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, Lanark Village, and St. George Island.


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