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Florida Facts

  • Capital City: Tallahassee (pop. 168,979) (2010 est.)
  • Florida Population: 19,317,568 (2012 est.) (4th)
  • Florida Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Florida Quarter: The second quarter released in 2004 honors Florida, and is the 27th in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program. Florida was admitted into the Union on March 3, 1845 becoming our Nation's 27th State. Nicknamed the "Sunshine State," Florida's quarter features a 16th-century Spanish galleon, a space shuttle and a strip of land with Sabal palm trees. The coin bears the inscriptions "Gateway to Discovery" and "Florida 1845." Additional details

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  • Key West Photos
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Hialeah
  • Miami Facts
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  • Name: Officially discovered in 1513 by Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon, it's believed he named it "La Florida," meaning 'Land of Flowers'. However, some believe this land was first discovered in 1497 by the English explorer, John Cabot.
  • Orlando Facts
  • Statehood: March 3, 1845 (27th state)
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Florida Photographs

Downtown Miami Skyline, Miami, Florida, United States of America, North America

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Florida Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Gainesville Alachua 352
Macclenny Baker 904
Panama City Bay 850
Starke Bradford 904
Palm Bay Brevard 321
Melbourne Brevard 321
Hollywood Broward 954
Pompano Beach Broward 954
Fort Lauderdale Broward 954
Blountstown Calhoun 850
Port Charlotte Charlotte 941
Inverness Citrus 352
Orange Park Clay 904
Naples Collier 239
Lake City Columbia 386
Arcadia DeSoto 863
Old Town Dixie 352
Jacksonville Duval 904
Pensacola Escambia 850
Palm Coast Flagler 386
Carrabelle Franklin 850
Quincy Gadsden 850
Trenton Gilchrist 352
Moore Haven Glades 863
Wewahitchka Gulf 850
Jasper Hamilton 386
Wauchula Hardee 863
Labelle Hendry 863
Spring Hill Hernando 352
Sebring Highlands 863
Tampa Hillsborough 813
Bonifay Holmes 850
Vero Beach Indian River 772
Marianna Jackson 850
Monticello Jefferson 850
Mayo Lafayette 386
Clermont Lake 352
Fort Myers Lee 239
Cape Coral Lee 239
Tallahassee Leon 850
Williston Levy 352
Bristol Liberty 850
Madison Madison 850
Bradenton Manatee 941
Ocala Marion 352
Stuart Martin 772
Miami Beach Miami-Dade 305
Hialeah Miami-Dade 305
Miami Miami-Dade 305
Homestead Miami-Dade 305
Key West Monroe 305
Fernandina Beach Nassau 904
Fort Walton Beach Okaloosa 850
Okeechobee Okeechobee 863
Orlando Orange 407
Kissimmee Osceola 407
Boca Raton Palm Beach 561
Lake Worth Palm Beach 561
Delray Beach Palm Beach 561
West Palm Beach Palm Beach 561
Boynton Beach Palm Beach 561
New Port Richey Pasco 727
Clearwater Pinellas 727
Largo Pinellas 727
Saint Petersburg Pinellas 727
Lakeland Polk 863
Palatka Putnam 386
Saint Augustine Saint Johns 904
Port Saint Lucie Saint Lucie 772
Milton Santa Rosa 850
Sarasota Sarasota 941
Sanford Seminole 407
The Villages Sumter 352
Live Oak Suwannee 386
Perry Taylor 850
Lake Butler Union 386
Daytona Beach Volusia 386
Crawfordville Wakulla 850
Defuniak Springs Walton 850
Chipley Washington 850

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