Jay is the name of a small town in the San Rosa County of Florida. The city covers a total area of 1.6 square miles and a population of 579 at 2000 Census. It forms a part of the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Jay is a farming land that grows cotton, peanuts, soya beans and hay. Jay also has an oil field and an oil refinery. The elementary middle and combined middle-high schools serve the education system along with providing employment to the residents of the area.
Brian Girard James the famous wrestler is a notable native of the town.