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Jacksonville Travel Guide  

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Info about Jacksonville

Area:
2292 km2
Elevation:
24 m
Overview

Situated in Duval County in Florida, USA, the port town of Jacksonville is located along the St John’s River. It is the largest city in Florida, with a land area of 2,264.5 sq km. 
The city has a humid, subtropical climate characterized with mild winters and hot summers. Temperatures in summer can reach as high as 30°C and can be accompanied with thunderstorms. During winter, temperatures fall below freezing point in the night.
Jacksonville is named after Florida’s first governor and former US President, Andrew Jackson. Devastated by the Civil War, the city became a popular resort town after its reconstruction.
With a population of over 780,000, Jacksonville is the most populous city in Florida. Jacksonville’s location on the St John’s River and the Atlantic Ocean has helped it grow into an important port.

Area code:
0904
Time zone:
UTC+-5
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Robert Bale
Level 100     6 Trophy   
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Jacksonville offers a host of attractions, making it an ideal family holiday destination. On St John’s River lies Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, which boasts of 12 galleries and is an art lover’s delight. The Centennial Hall housing the... more Obi-Scott-Umunna Collection of Central and West African antiques is worth a visit. Other attractions include the Ritz Theatre and La Villa Museum, The World Golf Hall of Fame, Timucua Historical and Ecological Preserve, Museum of Science and History, Alexander Brest Planetarium, Caroline National Memorial, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Southern History, Morocco Shrine Auditorium, Jacksonville Historical Center and Ribault Monument. Nature lovers will enjoy the Guana Pine State Park and Wildlife Management Area, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, Huguenot Memorial Park, Kingsley Plantation, Talbot Island State Parks and Great Florida Birding Trail.
Najmuddin
Level 9     1 Trophy   
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Very useful state with good information centers, hospitals, Airports, parks, people & soo on i really like it & also the weather of this state & i hope to visit very soon this nice state & its my only wish.......
Not to be missed know about culture , have a tour
Derek
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Hi Jacksonville is great. I go there all the time and its wonderful, the people are so nice and helpful.
Not to be missed House , Mountain , Water
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