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Bates Hewett & Floyd

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    Not Your Average Local Agency

    Bates Hewett & Floyd is not your average local agency. Our approach to insurance and risk, our longevity in our community and the way we treat our clients sets us apart. 

    We are a full-service insurance agency working with individuals and businesses across Northeast Florida and Georgia.  

    We are led by 2 generations proudly serving Palatka, Putnam County, St Johns County and surrounding communities for over 40 years!

     

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      Palatka Office
      3400 Crill Ave., Ste. 2
      Palatka, Florida 32177

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      One News Place, Suite D
      St. Augustine, FL 32086

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      3168 US Highway 17 South
      Fleming Island, FL 32003