Residents are required to provide their own transportation, shovels and fill up their own bags.


A limited quantity of sand will be available for residents (limit 15 bags) starting 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the following locations:

  • Jack Russell Park: 850 Seminole Rd, Atlantic Beach
  • City Hall: 800 Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach


Sandbags will be available Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Limit 10 filled bags per family)

City of Macclenny Yard: Hartline Dr. behind Baker County Health Department


Self-service stations will be available at the following locations in Bradford County while supplies last. Shovels will be available for use.

  • Heilbron Springs Volunteer Fire Department: 21412 NW SR 16, Starke
  • Sampson City Volunteer Fire Department: 13641 SW CR 227, Starke
  • Edwards Road Ball Field: 930 Edwards Road, Starke
  • Lawtey City Hall: 2793 Lake Street, Lawtey


The Orange Park Police Department announced that all of Clay County has run out of sandbags and sand.


Sandbag distribution begins on Friday, Sept. 8 and will go Sunday, Sept. 10 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Up to 15 bags per vehicle will be provided. Citizens will be responsible for filling the bags. Shovels provided on site.

  • Columbia County Public Works: 607 NW Quinten St, Lake City, FL 32055 (Elderly Assistance at this location only)
  • Columbia County Fairgrounds: 438 FL-247, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Ft. White Community Center: 17579 FL-47, Fort White, FL 32038


Flagler County will provide sand and bags for residents. Residents are encouraged to bring their own bags and can fill up to 20 bags with sand. When bags are available, residents are limited to 10 bags of sand. Sand and bags will be available at the following three locations:

  • Fire Station 71: 89 E. County Rd. 2006, western Flagler County
  • Fire Station 41: 5593 N. Oceanshore Blvd., in the Hammock
  • Fire Station 92: 201 Airport Rd. at the Flagler Executive Airport

Sand will also be made available through the city of Palm Coast. Bags are expected to be delivered within the next couple of days at these locations:

  • Palm Coast Public Works Yard: 1 Wellfield Grade, off U.S. 1 just north of Palm Coast Parkway
  • Holland Park: 18 Florida Park Dr.
  • Indian Trails Sports Complex: 5455 Belle Terre Parkway
  • Seminole Woods Neighborhood Park: 350 Sesame Blvd.


Sandbags will be given out free to residents starting Friday, Sept. 8 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be a 15 bag per person limit:

  • Yulee Ballpark: 86056 Goodbread Rd.
  • Mickler Street County Building: 45401 N. Mickler St. in Callahan
  • Bailey Road Yard on Amelia Island


Sand and bags will be available on-site, starting Wednesday, Sept. 6.

  • East River Road & Putnam County Boulevard Baseball Field: 223 Putnam County Blvd.
  • Chesser Pit: 145 W. Washington St.
  • Huntington Pit: 1553 CR 308


Bags will be available on-site. Limit of 20 bags per person. Sand and bags will be available starting Wednesday, Sept. 6 at noon. They will be available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day after. For more information, call 904-824-5550:

  • Windswept Acres Park: 5335 SR A1A South
  • Mills Field: 1805 Racetrack Rd., in the overflow parking area
  • North Beach Park: 3721 Coastal Highway (at the walkover)
  • Town of Hastings Town Hall: 6195 S. Main St., behind the building
  • Palm Valley: Under the Palm Valley Bridge on the east side of the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Sims Pit: 536 S. Holmes Blvd.
  • St. Augustine: Starting Thursday, September 7, the City of St. Augustine will provide free sandbags beginning at 8 a.m. until 5 a.m. at Francis Field on West Castillo Dr. for the public in preparation for Hurricane Irma.

The sand and the bags are free of charge and there is a limit of 20 bags per person. Members of the public must provide their own transportation and shovels, and are be responsible for filling their own bags.

Vehicles should enter Francis Field from the west off Riberia Street and follow directions. The service will continue until the supply is depleted or the weather deteriorates until it is unsafe to do so.

First Coast News will update this story as we obtain more information about where residents can pick-up sandbags.