It used to be an industrial powerhouse back in the early 1900's. Around the 1960's it lost that railway and industry. From those years till now 2010. The town is one of the poorest in the State & Country. Many community leaders Like Isa Blanford and Denny Mihalinec pushed for a decade to improve the areas lack of decent housing, limited kids programs. Lacoochee is also nicknamed Mosswtown. because of the areas moss on trees. This was used as a product in the early years.
I am on my way to Coochee Florida! You mean Lacoochee Florida? Yea! Is that French for Lacccooossshhheee Florida? No, Lacoochee Florida.. La'Coochee