St. Helena is one of the four original parishes of the West Florida Parishes that staged a revolt and fought for freedom from Spanish rule in the fall of 1810.
Many of the present day land holders can trace their roots back to the land grants that were given prior to the revolt.
St. Helena’s appeal as a tourist attraction centers around the quant rural beauty and the proximity to Interstate 55, Interstate 12 and the Zachary Taylor Parkway.
Sportsmen activities include hunting, fishing, and canoeing on the local streams. Cycling is a sport that winds through the parish on the highways and back roads.
Historical locations in Greensburg, Court House, Old Jail Circa 1855, Land Office Circa 1820, that was used for the clearing house for Spanish Land Grants.
Rolling hills, pasture land, and forest of pines make St. Helena a rural retreat as you visit the region. St. Helena boasts of NO red lights in the parish.