Home to around 21,000 residents, the beautiful City of Crestview, Florida is the county seat of Okaloosa County in the 32536 and 32539 zip codes. One of the highest points in the state of Florida, Crestview receives 65 inches of rain each year, 2nd only to Fort Walton Beach which receives around 69 inches. Known as the “Hub City” or “Crestucky” of Northwest Florida, Crestview was once known as “the icebox” of the state because it has the coldest Florida winters.
Crestview is a thriving and fast growing city and has been for quite sometime. In fact, Crestview became the largest city in Okaloosa County in 2007 and is the principal city of the Fort Walton Beach-Destin metro area. Comprised of approximately 12.8 miles, Crestview was named such because of its location on the peak of a wooded area nestled between the Shoal and Yellow rivers. Crestview residents enjoy easy access to U.S. Route 90 and State Road 85 which intersect north of I-10, which also runs through the city.
Crestview is home to multiple prestigious neighborhoods, such as, Antioch Road/Arena Road, City Center, Silver Springs/Auburn, South Ferdon Boulevard/Aplin Road, East James Lee Boulevard/Valley Road and Dorcas/Deerland. The median home price in Crestview is around $125,300, however homes for sale vary in price depending upon a number of factors including the property’s size, age, location, special features and architectural style. Homes are diverse and include traditional historic homes, modern ramblers and everything in between. Single family homes for sale in Crestview, Florida can cost as much as $650,000, however the average listing price is nearer to $177,000.
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