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Florida State Facts – Part IV

76. Famous citizens – Ernest Hemingway, Novelist, short story writer, and journalist. 77. Famous citizens – Ernest Ivy “Boots” Thomas, Jr. – United States Marine who was part of the six-man group who raised the first flag on...

Florida State Facts – Part II...

1.           The state government maintains an extensive system of forest, park, and wildlife management areas. The most unusual is John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, which lies completely underwater several miles off the...

Florida State Facts – Part II

State tree – Sabal Pal State flower – Orange Blossom State beverage – Orange Juice State shell – Horse Conch State stone – Agatized Coral  Largest Cities – Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Orlando  At 345 feet...

Florida State Facts – Part I

State Capital – Tallahassee State nickname – The Sunshine State (adopted in 1970) State motto – In God We Trust Population – 18,801,310 (2010 Census) Population rank – 4th Physical Size – 65,755 sq. mi. Physical Size rank...