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Florida Profile

Called the "Sunshine State," Florida is known for its balmy, sunny weather and beautiful beaches. Ponce de Leon, in search of the elusive fountain of youth, was the first European to explore Florida. St. Augustine, founded by the Spanish in 1565, is the oldest permanent European settlement in the continental United States. Statehood for Florida came in 1845. Florida's state flower is the orange blossom, which is particularly fitting because oranges are a main export of the state. Because of its shape and location, a long peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida attracts millions of visitors each year to its many seaside resort areas. Its capital is Tallahassee. ...Read more here: Florida - The Sunshine State

Capital City:
Tallahassee
Nickname:
Sunshine State / Peninsula State
Motto:
In God We Trust
Statehood:
March 3, 1845 (27th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named on Easter 1513 by Ponce de Leon for Pascua Florida, meaning "Flowery Easter."
Largest Cities:
Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Hialeah
Border States:
Alabama, Georgia
Land Area:
53,997 sq. mi., 26th largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Orange blossom (citrus sinensis)
State Tree:
Sabal Palmetto (cabbage palmetto)
State Song:
Suwannee River

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Florida

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Florida Schools

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Elementary Schools

Rosenwald Elementary School
(561) 993-4056
1321 W Dr Martin Luther King B
South Bay, FL 33493
Corr Elementary School
(813) 672-5345
13020 Kings Lake Dr
Gibsonton, FL 33534

Middle Schools

Osceola Middle School
(727) 547-7689
9301 98th St N
Seminole, FL 33777
Bay Haven Charter Middle School
(850) 248-3500
922 Harrison Ave
Panama City, FL 32401

High Schools

Columbia High School
(386) 755-8080
469 Se Fighting Tiger Dr
Lake City, FL 32025
Palm Beach Lakes High School
(561) 640-5000
3505 Shiloh Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Sex Offender Information for Florida

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Florida, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/homepage.do. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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