Bugsbee was a small sawmill community located on the west side of the Florida East Coast railroad tracks in the vicinity of 28°13'27.4"N 80°40'22.2"W (former Gannett/Florida Today building). It was closely tied to the nearby sawmill community of Pineda, but had it's own sawmill, cattle pens, and comissiary. It also was home to a moonshine still during prohibition.[1][2]


Florida Today, May 12th, 1986, "They called the place 'Bugsbee'"
Florida Today, November 1st, 2005, "Creel earned more than teachers at age 13"