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Florida Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.


  • Julian Cannonball Adderley jazz saxophonist
  • Allman Brothers Band music group
  • Wallace Amos founder Famous Amos Cookies
  • John Anderson musician
  • Chucky Atkins basketball player
  • Gary U. S. Bonds singer, songwriter
  • Pat Boone singer
  • Alan Stephenson Boyd politician
  • Wayne Brady comedian
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Broward politician
  • Connie Brown politician
  • Fernando Bujonbes ballet dancer
  • Delta Burke actress
  • Jo Ann Campbell singer
  • Diana Canova actress
  • Judy Canova actress, comedienne
  • Steve "Lefty" Carlton baseball player
  • Vince Carter basketball player
  • Lawton Chiles politician
  • Jacqueline Cochran founder (WASP)
  • Leveranues Coles football player
  • LeRoy Collins politician
  • Merian C. Cooper screenwriter, producer
  • Duante Culpepper football player
  • Billy Daniels singer, actor
  • Clint Allen Daniels singer
  • Jim Davis politician
  • Darryl Dawkins basketball player
  • Tramar Dillard "Flo Rida" singer, songwriter
  • Keyon Dooling basketball player
  • Howie Dorough singer
  • Faye Dunaway actress
  • David Duval golfer
  • Gloria Estefan singer (born in Cuba)
  • Faith Renee Evans singer, songwriter
  • Chris Evert tennis player
  • Stepin Fetchit actor
  • Robert Gant actor
  • Donald "Don" Garlits "father" of drag racing
  • Dwight Gooden baseball player
  • Bob Graham politician


  • Darrell Hammond television actor
  • Katherine Harris politician
  • Udonis Haslem basketball player
  • Bob Hayes track and field athlete, football player
  • Wanda Hendrix actress
  • Carl Hiaasen journalist, author
  • Cheryl Hines actress
  • Spessard Holland politician
  • Lauren Hutton model, actress
  • Michael Irvin football player
  • Daniel "Chappie" James four-star general
  • Chad Johnson football player
  • J. Rosamond Johnson composer, singer
  • James Weldon Johnson author, educator
  • Larry Wayne "Chipper" Jones baseball player
  • Roy Jones, Jr. boxer
  • Catherine Keener actress
  • Stetson Kennedy writer, civil rights activist
  • Frances Langford singer
  • Ray Lewis football player
  • Al Lopez baseball player
  • Bailee Madison actress
  • Raul Malo singer, songwriter
  • Bob Martinez politician
  • Tino Martinez baseball player
  • Mark McCumber golfer
  • Willis McGahee football player

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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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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.