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Florida is the 27th state admitted to the United States on March 1845. Florida state is the least populous Southern state. Florida state is the located on southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the north. Florida's nick name was "The Sunshine State". Because it has many sunny days in the year. Florida means by "Full of Flowers". Florida has semi-tropical climate allows it to have year-round flowers and lush vegetation. The Florida state was having few large urban areas, a number of smaller industrial cities, and many small towns. Tallahassee is the Florida state capital and Miami. It is the largest metro area. In 1900 Florida's population was 528,542. It is nearly 44 percent were African American. In the 1920's National economic prosperity stimulated tourism to Florida.

Florida Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Florida was celebrate our multitude of cultures and our diversity. All over the Florida state will find the different cultures sharing their traditions. The Florida State was proud of our heritage and our society of people from who all play a part in making Florida a wonderful place to live and to visit. In this Florida state culture has been greatly influenced by several large immigrant populations, especially those from Latin America and Europe. People travel from around the world to vacation in Florida. The Florida has more attractions which were here before Walt Disney World. Florida is best known as a vacation paradise offering visitors fun-in-the-sun at famous beaches dotting miles of shoreline, while also making it a magnet for college students on spring break. Florida state is the central & family-oriented Orlando area. Florida Tourist attractions are spread all over the Florida state and continues to attract tourists from across the country. There are abroad for picturesque beaches, scenic natural landscapes, theme parks, Hollywood studio and many more. The Florida State has the team in all four major professional leagues. That is MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL. Florida includes the hiking, surfing, and hunting activities also. Florida has professional teams in all major sports.

Florida Demographics

Florida total population - 15,982,378
Florida male population - 7,797,715
Florida female population - 8,184,663
Florida white population - 12,465,029
Florida black population - 2,335,505
Florida American Indian and Alaska Native - 53,541
Florida Asian population - 266,256
Florida Hispanic or Latino population - 2,682,715

Florida School Information

Florida Education Department has administered to public primary and secondary schools. In Florida university system is founded on 1905. Now It is governed by the Florida Board of Governors. Florida has many large and small private institutions. The Independence colleges and universities are association of 28 private, educational institutions in the state of Florida. The Florida State have additionally 20 colleges and universities.

Florida State Symbols

Florida state nickname - The sunshine state
Florida state flag
Florida state mammal
Florida state mammal
Florida Panther
Florida state Bird
Florida state Bird
Florida state salt water fish
Florida state salt water fish
Atlantic sailfish
Florida state  fresh water fish
Florida state fresh water fish
Largemouth Bass
Florida state  flower
Florida state flower
Orange Blossom
Florida state  Tree
Florida state Tree
Palmetto Palm
Florida state  Motto
Florida state Motto
''In God we trust.''
Florida state  Song
Florida state Song
''Swanee River''
Florida state   Soil
Florida state Soil
Myakka Soil
Florida state   Fruit
Florida state Fruit
Florida state   shell
Florida state shell
Horse Conch
Florida state   slogan
Florida state slogan
Sunshine State
Florida state  reptile
Florida state reptile
American alligator

Florida History

At least 14000 years ago in Florida entered the Paleo-Indians. Thousands of years Florida had been inhabited European settlements.The area of Spanish Florida diminished with the establishment of English colonies to the north and French colonies to the west. In 1763, the Great Britain gained control of Florida diplomatically through the Peace of Paris. After settler attacks on Indian towns, Seminole Indians based in East Florida began raiding Georgia settlements, purportedly at the behest of the Spanish. As settlement increased, pressure grew on the United States government to remove the Indians from their lands in Florida. Florida declared its secession from the Union for the start of the American Civil War on 1861, January 10th. In 1784, the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War returned all of Florida to Spanish control, but without specifying the boundaries. In 1795, Spain recognized the 31st parallel as the boundary from the Treaty of San Lorenzo. Florida State is the 27th state admitted to the United States on March 1845. Florida's first Governer was William Dunn Moseley. In this Florida state all people was created a new creole culture.

Florida Tourist Information

Florida Tourist information provides the Florida Tourist office. water everywhere lures visitors to the Sunshine State, Florida, for fun and relaxation. Boating is the most popular outdoor activity in Florida with opportunity for surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing. Glittery theme parks, diverse architecture, and a variety of cultural influences keep tourists coming back for more. Hotels in Florida are known to expertly anticipate the unspoken demands of their guests during their Tours to Florida. They giving pefect accommodation in Florida. Florida was the most popular destination for the central & family-oriented Orlando area as millions each year flock to Disney World and Epcot Center along with an additional big draw located nearby, the Kennedy Space Center. In Florida High temperatures in the state seldom exceed 100 °F and with much of Florida commonly seeing a high summer temperature of 90s °F. The visitors more about the sights and delights and how to make the most of their time in Florida.

Florida Transportation

Florida Transportation system was mainted by the Florida Department of Transportation. The Florida Prior to the construction of routes under the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956. The Florida Train facilities are served by Railway department. Florida is served by two additional Amtrak trains i.e the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor. In Florida major airports are Orlando International Airport, Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Tampa International Airport. Florida have many private transportation company in Central Florida offering a unique service dedicated primarily to the needs of villa guests from the United Kingdom.

Florida Taxes

Florida State Tax Rate Range Low 0.00 %- High 0.00%
Florida State Tax Income Brackets Lowest 0.00 (b) - Highest 0.00 (b)
Florida State Sales Tax Rate on Food 6%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Florida State Total Tax on Gasoline 15.6%, on Diesel Fuel 29%
Florida State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 33.9(¢ per pack)
Florida State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.48($ per gallon)
Florida State Wine Excise Tax Rate $2.25($ per gallon)

Florida Universities

University of Miami - 15,670 students
University of Florida - 50,912 students
Florida State University - 39,973 students
Rollins College - 3,478 students
Beacon College - 112 students
New College of Florida - 746 students
University of Central Florida - 46,646 students
Full Sail Real World Education - 5,295 students
Stetson University - 3,762 students
University of South Florida - 43,636 students

Florida Religions

Roman Catholic - 26%
Protestant - 48%
Baptist - 9%
Methodist - 6%
Pentecostal - 3%
Jewish - 3%
Jehovah's Witness - 1%
Muslim - 1%
Orthodox - 1%
other religions - 1%
non-religious - 16%

Florida Counties

Alachua County, Florida - Population 217,955
Baker County, Florida - Population 22,259
Bay County, Florida - Population 148,217
Bradford County, Florida - Population 26,088
Brevard County, Florida - Population 476,230
Broward County, Florida - Population 1,623,018
Calhoun County, Florida - Population 13,017
Charlotte County, Florida - Population 141,627
Citrus County, Florida - Population 118,085
Clay County, Florida - Population 140,814
Collier County, Florida - Population 251,377
Columbia County, Florida - Population 56,513
DeSoto County, Florida - Population 32,209
Dixie County, Florida - Population 13,827
Duval County, Florida - Population 778,879
Escambia County, Florida - Population 294,410
Flagler County, Florida - Population 49,832
Franklin County, Florida - Population 11,057
Gadsden County, Florida - Population 45,087
Gilchrist County, Florida - Population 14,437
Glades County, Florida - Population 10,576
Gulf County, Florida - Population 13,332
Hamilton County, Florida - Population 13,327
Hardee County, Florida - Population 26,938
Hendry County, Florida - Population 36,210
Hernando County, Florida - Population 130,802
Highlands County, Florida - Population 87,366
Hillsborough County, Florida - Population 1,345,567
Holmes County, Florida - Population 18,564
Indian River County, Florida - Population 112,947
Jackson County, Florida - Population 46,755
Jefferson County, Florida - Population 12,902
Lafayette County, Florida - Population 7,022
Lake County, Florida - Population 210,528
Lee County, Florida - Population 440,888
Leon County, Florida - Population 239,452
Levy County, Florida - Population 34,450
Liberty County, Florida - Population 7,021
Madison County, Florida - Population 18,733
Manatee County, Florida - Population 264,002
Marion County, Florida - Population 258,916
Martin County, Florida - Population 126,731
Miami-Dade County, Florida - Population 2,387,789
Monroe County, Florida - Population 79,589
Nassau County, Florida - Population 57,663
Okaloosa County, Florida - Population 170,498
Okeechobee County, Florida - Population 35,910
Orange County, Florida - Population 1,137,900
Osceola County, Florida - Population 172,493
Palm Beach County, Florida - Population 1,131,184
Pasco County, Florida - Population 344,765
Pinellas County, Florida - Population 958,962
Polk County, Florida - Population 541,872
Putnam County, Florida - Population 70,423
Saint Johns County, Florida - Population 123,135
Saint Lucie County, Florida - Population 192,695
Santa Rosa County, Florida - Population 117,743
Sarasota County, Florida - Population 325,957
Seminole County, Florida - Population 365,196
Sumter County, Florida - Population 53,345
Suwannee County, Florida - Population 34,844
Taylor County, Florida - Population 19,256
Union County, Florida - Population 13,442
Volusia County, Florida - Population 443,343
Wakulla County, Florida - Population 22,863
Walton County, Florida - Population 40,601
Washington County, Florida - Population 20,973

Florida Government

Florida Government was consists of three separate branches i.e judicial, executive, and legislative. The governor of Florida in 2012 is Rick Scott. In 2007 the governor Charlie Crist became the 44th governor of Florida. In Florida sales tax and property tax primary source of revenue for the Florida state government. Republicans remain dominant through out much of the rest of Florida particularly in the more rural and suburban areas. In this Florida state 40 of the 67 counties maintained an edge in voter registration by the Democratic Party. Florida is consistently listed as a swing state in Presidential elections.

Florida Economy

Agriculture has a momentous role in the economy of Florida. Florida is also recognized as mainly special area in the United States. Florida Gross product was $748 billion by the year 2010. In the United States Florida is the rank in the economy. Miami is the largest economy center in the Florida. Florida is the major business center in the United States. The agriculture live stocks of Florida are fruits, vegetables, beef cattle and milk and the agriculture crops are Oranges, Tomatoes, sugar cane, peanuts, soybeans and tobacco. Phosphate mining, resolute in the Bone Valley is the third largest production in the Florida. Florida also has fishing trade. The service part play essential role in the Florida economy. The service sector of Florida includes the community, business, wholesale, retail, finance insurance and real estate. Tourism became a most important diligence after World War I in the Florida economy. In 1999 Florida got a rank fourth by the making of electronic employment.

Florida Parks

Big Cypress National Preserve - Ochopee, FL: Reservations are accepted up to 14 days prior to the date of the activity. Biscayne National Park - Miami, Key Biscayne & Homestead, FL: The fee covers up to 6 people and two tents, but does not include boat transportation to the island. Reservations are not accepted for individual tent campsites. Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville and New Smyrna Beach, FL: Fee!children under age 16 are admitted free, per person $3.00. Annual Park Pass $35.00. Castillo De San Marcos National Monument - St. Augustine, FL: Rental cars are available at the airports and also in St. Augustine. De Soto National Memorial - Bradenton, FL: Entrance Fees free to the public.Donations are accepted and help support park operations. Dry Tortugas National Park - Key West, FL: The entrance fee for the park is $5.00 for visitors 17 and older.The pass is valid for 7 days. Everglades National Park - Miami, Naples, and Homestead, FL: Entrence Fee, Private vehicle - $10.00 Everglades National Park Annual Pass - $25.00. Gulf Islands National Seashore - Gulf Breeze, Florida and Ocean Springs, Mississippi , FL,MS: Entrance Fees, Per Person (1-7 days) - $3.00, Per vehicle (1-7 days) - $8.00 and Gulf Islands Annual Pass - $25.00, Night Owl Pass (After hours access) - $30.00. Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor - FL,GA,NC,SC: The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor does not charge any fees. Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve - Jacksonville, FL: Timucuan Preserve sites are free and open to the public.