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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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Florida Schools

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Elementary Schools

Stonewall Jackson Elementary School
(904) 573-1020
6127 Cedar Hills Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Oakhurst Elementary School
(727) 588-6801
10535 137th St N
Largo, FL 33774

Middle Schools

Centennial Middle School
(352) 524-9700
38505 Centennial Rd
Dade City, FL 33525
Apopka Middle School
(407) 884-2208
445 N Park Ave
Apopka, FL 32712

High Schools

Harmony High School
(407) 933-9900
3601 Arthur J. Gallagher Blvd
St. Cloud, FL 34771
Atlantic High School
(561) 243-1500
2455 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33445

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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