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was first called Darbyville because most of the land
around current-day Macclenny was owned by the Darby family.
McClenny married into the Darby family and then bought
most of the land. Darbyville was then known as McClenny.
Carr's business in McClenny was in sawmills, turpentine, lumber
and land. The name McClenny was changed to the current name
of Macclenny because the post office department had a rule
against capital letters in the middle of a name. The first
post office in Macclenny was then established in 1890.
There were settlers in Macclenny as early as 1829 but after
the Civil War most of the people settled there. However, in
of the town residents were killed in a yellow fever epidemic.
Residents of the town then increased over time to 4,500.
Baker County was founded
It was named for James
McNair Baker, a judge and Confederate senator. In 1864
of Olustee, which was the only
major American Civil War battle in Florida, was fought near
City, Florida in Baker County
County, Florida (From Wikipedia)
Baker County, Florida
- Towns: Glen
Unincorporated communities: Baxter, Eddy, Olustee,