Citrus Springs is located just inland from the Gulf of Mexico in Central Florida. The area contains a mixture of families and retirees, all who enjoy the year-round beauty Central Florida has to offer. Citrus Springs is close to the warm gulf waters, beautiful Lake Rousseau, and many spring-fed streams. Citrus Springs offers unspoiled natural surroundings which are perfect for fishing, boating, hiking and camping. Manatees are very popular in the area, and are attracted to the warm spring waters during the cooler months. While the area boasts many outdoor activities, the city itself offers many fine restaurants, shopping and a $2 million dollar community center. Several championship golf courses are in the vicinity, allowing residents to tee off at a different course every day of the week.