In the 1991 film “Doc Hollywood,” Michael J. Fox plays a soon-to-be big city surgeon named Ben Stone, who suddenly finds himself stranded in the town of Grady, South Carolina. However, most of the film was actually shot in Central Florida in the town of Micanopy.
Ben crashes into the fence in front of the house of Judge Evans, who sentences him to community service at the local hospital. The house of the Judge is not an easy location to find. You won’t see much via google street view. We couldn’t even find an address for the house itself. Located in the unincorporated community of Evinston (considered part of Micanopy on most maps), the house is located on a dirt road, just off SE 182 Ave. The easiest way to find it is to locate Evinston United Methodist Church, Micanopy, FL 32667. The dirt road across from the church is the one that will lead you to the house. The exact GPS coordinates are posted below.
LOCATION: GPS coordinates: 29.488394, -82.229219, just off SE 182 Ave, Micanopy, FL 32667
Here is a better view of the house.
The Main Street of Grady, where most of the locations in the film are found, is NE Cholokka Blvd. It is a little strip consisting mostly of antique stores. This view, when the Mayor shows Ben the town, is near the intersection of NE 3 Ave and NE Cholokka Blvd
LOCATION: NE Cholokka Blvd & NE 3 Ave, Micanopy, FL 32667 (Note: In the actual town, the street signs refer to NE 3 Ave as NE Magnolia Ave)
Looking left at nearly the exact same spot would have been the cafe, which was a set built for the film and has long since been demolished. Just beside it though is the mechanic shop where Ben gets his car repaired. This is a real building and still stands. It is not a mechanic shop, however. It is an antique store called the Micanopy Trading Outpost.
LOCATION: 205 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
The speaker box through which Ben speaks to the mechanic can still be found in the window.
The interior was also used in the film. Here is where the mechanic’s office area was located.
Ben is seen running down this sidewalk towards the butcher shop, afraid his pig has been slaughtered.
LOCATION: 214 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
Just beside it is the butcher’s shop.
LOCATION: 302 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
Across the street from the butcher’s shop is the hospital from the film. We could not find an exact address number, but the sign out front says Hirsch Antiques. We’ve also provided the GPS coordinates below.
LOCATION: House of Hirsch Too Antiques, Micanopy, FL 32667, GPS coordinates: 29°30’19.9″N 82°16’45.1″W
Ben stands to the right on the porch and watches Lou, played by Julie Warner, in a parade.