St. Johns County Accolades
- National Geographic Magazine named St. Augustine one of the Top 10 Places in the World to View Holiday Lights.
- American Bus Association selected St. Augustine's Nights of Lights a Top 100 Event for 2011.
- Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Awards recognized St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, and The Beaches as being among the Best Convention and Visitor's Bureau’s in North America.
- CheapFlights selected Ponte Vedra Beach as one of the 10 Best Getaways Without Kids.
- Florida Storm Water Association presented St. Johns County with Excellence Award for outstanding and comprehensive storm water program in the state.
- Government Finance Officers Association presented St. Johns County the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
- American Water Works Association awarded St. Johns County with the Water Conservation Award for Excellence - Best in Class.
- Florida Beach Patrol Chiefs Association presented St. Johns County the Presidents Award for Outstanding Contributions to Ocean Lifesaving and Organizational Excellence.
- Northeast Florida Builders Association presented the Good Government Award to St. Johns County and recognizes the Building Services Division for dedicated service to the community.
- St. Johns County School District rated first in the State out of 67 districts in total FCAT points.