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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:
Sunshine State / Peninsula State
In God We Trust
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:
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

Lauderhill Paul Turner Elementary School
(754) 322-6700
1500 Nw 49th Ave
Lauderhill, FL 33313
Sugar Mill Elementary School
(386) 756-7130
1101 Charles St
Port Orange, FL 32129

Middle Schools

Chain Of Lakes Middle School
(407) 909-5400
8700 Conro Wndmer Rd
Orlando, FL 32835
Wilson Middle School
(813) 276-5682
1005 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33606

High Schools

King High School
(813) 744-8333
6815 N 56th St
Tampa, FL 33610
Lake Mary High School
(407) 320-9550
655 Longwood Lake Mary Rd
Lake Mary, FL 32746

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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