Welcome to the Town of Hastings, Florida! The Town of Hastings is a community, ?Small In Stature, But Big At Heart. Hastings is a town and agricultural center in St. Johns County, Florida, United States, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of St. Augustine.The Town of Hastings is surrounded by hundreds of acres of beautiful farmland, giving our area the title ?Potato Capital of Florida?. Other produce such as broccoli, silver queen corn, sweet onions, and cabbage are also grown in the Hastings area. Good high and dry lot in a fast growing area, suitable for all kinds of suburban activity and comfortable living. You can build a house of your dreams, start a farm business or just enjoy quietness and rural comfort of this beautiful area.