Niceville, Florida Great place to live and raise a family, Military friendly and VA loans are welcome.
Tucked comfortably among towering pine trees, majestic oaks, unspoiled streams, cold water creeks and the picturesque bayous of Northwest Florida, Niceville is a special place that rarely fails to live up to its name. With safe neighborhoods, friendly neighbors, outstanding schools, trustworthy merchants, and a responsive city government that caters to families and senior citizens, Niceville truly is the nicest little city in the South.
Located on the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay, major roadways connect Niceville with nearby Destin, Crestview, Freeport, Valparaiso, Shalimar, Fort Walton Beach, Eglin Air Force Base and Duke Field.
The adjacent cities of Niceville and Valparaiso, both built around Boggy Bayou, are known as the Twin Cities. The greater Niceville area encompasses Valparaiso, located on Niceville’s western boundary, and Bluewater Bay, located just east of Niceville.
The population of the City of Niceville is about 12,500. The greater Niceville area has 15,000 homes and a total population of around 40,000.
Eglin’s East and West gates, and the entrance gate at Duke Field are near by.
Everything that Destin has to offer – white sand beaches, stupendous shopping and remarkable dining is only a 20-minute drive. There’s plenty to do in the greater Niceville area, too! Among other things, enjoy the Mattie Kelly Fine and Performing Arts Center, Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, golf, children’s park, spray park, skate park, Turkey Creek Park & Boardwalk, and our picturesque waterfront parks.
Everything is easy to find in Niceville because the business district is built around the city’s main thoroughfare, John Sims Parkway (State Road 20). The hotels in Niceville are also located on, or just off, John Sims Parkway.
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