“Follow Me to Keaton Beach!”


Keaton Beach is a coastal community in the southern part of Taylor County, Florida, United States. Keaton Beach is located at 29.8244° N, 83.5949° W. Keaton Beach is 22.5 miles south of the county seat of Perry.

According to local historians, Keaton Beach was named for Abb and Sam Keaton, two brothers who apparently first settled in the area and who are thought to be its original owners. It is believed that their family originally owned cotton farms in the area, however, their primary source of income gradually shifted as mullet fishing became one of the thriving industries in Taylor County. Continued here

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Keaton Beach is all about making memories! Here are some of our favorites. We’d love to see yours!

If you’d like to share your favorite memories of Keaton Beach, please share them with us via e-mail: DiscoverTaylor@Gmail.com

About Keaton Beach

Keaton Beach is a genuine slice of old Florida, a hidden gem mostly undiscovered by outsiders, just waiting to be explored! Enjoy opportunities for outdoor activities such as fishing, scalloping, catching crabs or just old-fashioned family fun in the sun!

For those of us fortunate enough to have grown up in the area, and those fortunate enough to live here now, we like to think of Keaton Beach as a little bit of Heaven on Earth. Kind of like a time machine that transports you back to the days when things were slower, friendlier and more simple. All of the awesome activities available here were (and are) the canvas on which we locals painted priceless memories of the endless summer days of our childhood. Around here everyone is family, and if you hang around long enough, you might just get adopted!

So if you are ever in our neck of the woods, stop by and say howdy! We’d love to meet you… But be warned, because like the “Hotel California” that the Eagles cautioned you about, many of our visitors never leave! And that’s because once you got a little Keaton in your blood, we promise you’ll want to call this place home!

Recent News and Fishing Reports

Scallop Season 2017!

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Scallop Season 2017!

FWC reminds scallopers to stay safe, recognize and use divers-down flags and buoys *(Via MyFWC) - 2017 bay scallop season in Dixie/Taylor counties starts June 16 Get your bay [...]

More Gulf red snapper fishing starting this weekend!

June 15th, 2017|Comments Off on More Gulf red snapper fishing starting this weekend!

BREAKING NEWS! Anglers can take advantage of more Gulf red snapper fishing starting this weekend This Friday, June 16, begins the first weekend of an additional 39-day season [...]

Keaton Beach Fishing Report – May 5

May 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Keaton Beach Fishing Report – May 5

Keaton Beach Fishing Report - May 5 Fishing Report May 5, 2017 Trout are doing well despite the silty water from Monday's Blow. Fished Rick and Dawn Prietz [...]


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