Exploring Stuart, Florida
Located in the Treasure Coast of Florida is largest of four incorporated municipalities in Martin County. Stuart is the seat of this county and has an estimated population of 16,000. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area and is widely regarded as of the best small towns to visit in the United States. One reason for this is Stuart’s close proximity to both the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon. Stuart has a pleasant climate for both warm summers and mild winters, having an annual average temperature of 72 degrees. Stuart is famous for its sail fishing and various sports fishing practices.
A Brief History of Stuart, FL
Stuart was originally settled in 1870. A United States Lifesaving Station was established 5 years later in 1875 on Hutchinson Island, near Stuart. The station is currently known as Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The area that is now called Stuart was known as Potsdam from 1893 to 1895. Otto Stypmann, a landowner originally from Potsdam, Germany, gave the town the short-lived name. Otto and his brother Ernest owned the land that would become the Downtown portion of Stuart. This same area would be connected by Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway to Daytona Beach in 1892, and then to Miami 4 years later in 1896.
In 1895 Potsdam would be renamed Stuart in honor of Homer Hine Stuart Jr. Also known as Jack, Homer Hine Stuart Jr. was a local landowner who owned 160 acres of land around the local railway station. Stuart would be officially incorporated in 1914 and then officially chartered in 1925.
Spanning from 1871 until 2005, Stuart had 19 hurricanes pass through it. Some of the most notable hurricanes include Isbell in 1964, Frances and Jeane in 2004, and Wilma in 2005. Stuart is also known as the Sailfish Capital of the World due to the discovery of many sailfish in the Atlantic Ocean off Martin County.
Does Your Stuart, FL Property Need Professional Restoration Services?
Stuart, FL Restoration Services
When you have water damage call a water restoration company like Remediation 911. We offer water extraction and water restoration services 24 hours a day to help you recover completely from any level of water damage.
If your Stuart, FL commercial or residential property is damaged by fire, take action quickly to prevent secondary damages. Remediation 911 offers 24/7 emergency fire board up, smoke damage cleaning, and fire damage restoration services.
Mold in your home or business is a very serious event. You should call the mold experts at Remediation 911. We offer professional mold inspections, mold removal, and mold remediation in Stuart and surrounding areas.
Stuart, FL sees a lot of damaging storms and hurricanes. When these events occur, call Remediation 911 for storm damage cleanup and storm restoration services. Our teams are available 24/7 to restore your property in the aftermath of a storm.
Due to its toxic dangers, any sewage damage is a job for the professionals. Call the sewage damage cleanup experts at Remediation 911 to help you recover your residential or commercial property.