Palatka is the original Gem City, and certainly a hidden jewel to many. From Arts & History to Recreation, Palatka & Putnam County have many avenues to explore. Just follow the links on this page and you will begin to discover why so many people have chosen to call Palatka home. You will also begin to learn more about who we are and the services and available to you and your family. Come join us and discover Florida's Freshwater Coast today!