Niceville, FL

Niceville is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States, located near Eglin Air Force Base on Boggy Bayou that opens into Choctawhatchee Bay. The population was 11,684 at the 2000 census. The 2010 census population for Niceville was 12,749.


Originally named, “Boggy” Niceville was established in 1910 and sits on the north shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Okaloosa County. Niceville is conveniently connected to the beautiful Destin beaches via the Mid Bay Bridge. Niceville was named as “Best Place to Raise Your Kids” by Business Week in 2012 and boasts a very strong education system. Niceville High School was one of very few schools within the state of Florida to be named as a “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” and was one of only thirteen schools in the entire nation to be named a “New American High School” in 2001. Niceville is also home to one of the largest country music festivals in the nation, the Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival. Eglin Air Force Base is just minutes away in Niceville’s “Twin City” Valparaiso.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
Military life
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