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Crestview, Florida
Location in Okaloosa County and the state of Florida
Location in Okaloosa County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°45′15″N 86°34′22″W / 30.75417, -86.57278
Country United States
State Florida
County Okaloosa
Area
 - City 33.2 km²  (12.8 sq mi)
 - Land 33.1 km² (12.8 sq mi)
 - Water 0.1 km² (0 sq mi)
Elevation 72 m (236 ft)
Population (2000)
 - City 14,766
 - Density 444.8/km² (1,153.6/sq mi)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 32536, 32539
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-15475GR2
GNIS feature ID 0281044GR3
Crestview, Florida from above.

Crestview is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Crestview’s name was chosen because of its location on the peak of a long woodland range between the Yellow and Shoal rivers which flow almost parallel on the east and west side of the City. Image File history File links Okaloosa_County_Florida_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Crestview_Highlighted. ... Okaloosa County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Following is a list of counties in Florida. ... Image File history File links Blank. ... Okaloosa County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... The area code 850 is in use for the northwestern region of Florida. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 388 pixelsFull resolution (1249 × 605 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 388 pixelsFull resolution (1249 × 605 pixel, file size: 1. ... Okaloosa County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ...


It is the county seat of Okaloosa County.GR6 With an elevation of 235 feet above sea level, it is one of the highest points in the state; it receives 65 inches of rainfall annually, the most of any city in the state of Florida. The town was once known as "the Icebox of Florida", due to it having the coldest winters in the state. Today it goes by a more popular nickname as the "Hub City" of Northwest Florida. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 17,707; though the traffic seems to indicate many more. Crestview is one of Florida's fastest growing cities, and with all of the residential developments, shopping, and land area to grow many feel it will grow into one of northwest Florida's larger cities. [1] A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Okaloosa County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Winter is one of the four seasons of temperate zones. ...

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Geography

Topography

Crestview is located at 30°45′15″N, 86°34′22″W (30.754211, -86.572650).GR1


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.2 km² (12.8 mi²). 33.2 km² (12.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.23%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Climate

Crestview's climate is officially described as humid subtropical, with hot, humid summers, and cool to cold winters. In summer, Crestview has some of the hottest temperatures in the state, with an average summer high of 93°F (33°C). Lows in summer average in the high 60s to low 70s, with each year seeing a handful of 100°F+ days. The all-time record high is 109°F (42°C), recorded on July 10, 1996. is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ...


Winters are cold for Florida, and compare to those of interior Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. Highs average in the lower to mid 50s (11°-13°C), and lows average in the lower to mid 30s (near 0°C). The all-time record low is -1°F (-21°C), on February 13, 1899. Snowfall occurs every two to three years on average, however, significant amounts only happen once every 10 years. On Christmas Eve of 1989, Crestview received over 3 inches of snow. is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Snow is a type of precipitation in the form of crystalline water ice, consisting of a multitude of snowflakes that fall from clouds. ...


Vegetation here consists of typical Floridian vegetation as well as several deciduous species from further north. Some palm trees are found here, although only hardy ones, as well as types of dogwood, maple, hickory, and sweetgum. Some fall follage can be seen in November and December, and Spring blossoms occur from early March through May. Summer roughly lasts from early June to early September, and winter lasts from mid-December through mid-February.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 14,766 people, 5,297 households, and 3,893 families residing in the city. The population density was 445.4/km² (1,153.7/mi²). There were 5,918 housing units at an average density of 178.5/km² (462.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.71% White, 18.41% African American, 0.60% Native American, 2.28% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population. The population estimate for 2005 was 17,707 people. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,297 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.09. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $33,122, and the median income for a family was $38,824. Males had a median income of $30,829 versus $19,261 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,479. About 13.2% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 20.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

Coordinates: 30.754211° N 86.57265° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Crestview, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (670 words)
Crestview is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States.
Crestview’s name was chosen because its location on the peak of a long woodland range between the Yellow and Shoal rivers which flow almost parallel on the east and west side of the City.
Crestview is located at 30°45′15″N, 86°34′22″W (30.754211, -86.572650).
Crestview Florida (613 words)
Crestview is a beautiful city, located in the Northwest Panhandle of Florida, where residents enjoy the advantages of a mild climate, low crime rate, and country living, with shopping and sugar-white sand beaches just minutes away.
Crestview is 54 miles east of Pensacola, 160 miles west of Tallahassee, and 30 miles inland of the Gulf of Mexico.
The population of Crestview in 1999 was apx: 14,275
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