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Encyclopedia > Flagler County, Florida
Flagler County, Florida
Seal of Flagler County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Flagler County
Location in the state of Florida
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Florida's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 28 April 1917
Seat Bunnell
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,478 km² (571 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
222 km² (86 mi²), 15.03%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

49,832
19/km² 
Website: www.flaglercounty.org

Flagler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2000 census, the population was 49,832. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 estimate for the county is 83,084 [1], its 66.7% growth since the 2000 Census making it the fastest-growing county in the United States by percentage of 2000 population. [2] Its county seat is Bunnell, Florida6. It comprises the Palm Coast, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. Image File history File links Flagler_County_Fl_Seal. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami 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. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_FL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Florida ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bunnell is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 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. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... 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  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami 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. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 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 county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bunnell is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The Palm Coast, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Flagler County in the state of Florida in the USA. The principal city in the MSA is Palm Coast. ...

Contents

History

Flagler County was created in 1917. It was named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a famous railroad builder who built the Florida East Coast Railway. 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Henry Morrison Flagler (January 2, 1830 – May 20, 1913) was a United States tycoon, real estate promoter, railroad developer and Rockefeller partner in Standard Oil. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... The Florida East Coast Railway (AAR reporting marks FEC) is a Class II railroad operating in the U.S. state of Florida; in the past, it has been a Class I railroad. ...


In 1974, Marco Polo Park, a theme park off Interstate 95 opened. It was never profitable and closed soon after. Marco Polo Park was a theme park located just off Interstate 95 between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach near Bunnell in Flagler County, Florida. ... Theme Park is a simulation computer game designed by Bullfrog Productions, released in 1994, in which the player designs and operates an amusement park. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 95 Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is a well-known, important, and heavily traveled highway in the United States Interstate Highway System. ...


In 1998, when two brush fires threatened to become one huge brush fire in Flagler County, a mandatory evacuation was ordered for the entire county. This was the first, and so far the only, time a whole county was evacuated in Florida. Emergency evacuation is the movement of persons from a dangerous place due to the threat or occurrence of a disastrous event. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,478 km² (571 mi²). 1,256 km² (485 mi²) of it is land and 222 km² (86 mi²) of it is water, much of it in the Atlantic Ocean. The total area is 15.03% 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. ...


Adjacent Counties

St. ... Volusia redirects here. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 49,832 people, 21,294 households, and 15,672 families residing in the county. The population density was 40/km² (103/mi²). There were 24,452 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (50/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.27% White, 8.83% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 5.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 90.1% spoke English, 5.0% Spanish and 1.2% German as their first language. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 21,294 households out of which 21.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% were non-families. 21.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.67. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 17.90% under the age of 18, 4.80% from 18 to 24, 20.30% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, and 28.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 92.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $40,214, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $31,184 versus $24,865 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,879. About 6.70% of families and 8.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 4.40% 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. ...


Flagler county was ranked the fastest-growing county in the nation by the US Census Bureau from 2000 to 2005, boasting a 53.3% change, with a July 1, 2005 population estimate at 76,410.


Cities and towns

Incorporated

Beverly Beach is a town located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Bunnell is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Flagler Beach is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Marineland is a town located in both Flagler and St. ... Palm Coast is a city in Flagler County, Florida, United States. ...

Unincorporated

Espanola is a town in Flagler County, Florida, United States. ... The welcome sign at Flagler Estates Boulevard and St. ... St. ...

Politics

Due in large part to its rapidly changing demographics, Flagler County is often an unpredictable county in presidential and other elections, although the general trend has been towards the Democratic party in recent years. For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...

Presidential elections results
Year Republican Democratic Other
2004 51.0% 48.3% 0.7%
2000 46.5% 51.3% 2.2%
1996 41.0% 47.7% 11.3%
1992 38.2% 40.9% 20.9%
1988 60.3% 39.4% 0.3%

The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... 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  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... In a two-party system a third party is a party other than the two dominant ones. ... Presidential election results map. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The election was held on November 8, 1988. ...

See also

This is a list of Florida paved bike trails and paths for bicycles. ...

External links

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Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

Judicial branch

Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... St. ... Volusia redirects here. ...

Tourism links

  • Flagler County Tourist Development Council


Cities and communities of Flagler County, Florida
County seat Bunnell
Incorporated places Beverly Beach | Bunnell | Flagler Beach | Marineland | Palm Coast
Unincorporated places Espanola | Flagler Estates | Daytona North
Adjacent Counties Volusia | Putnam | St. Johns


Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bunnell is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Image File history File links Flagler_County_Florida. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Beverly Beach is a town located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Bunnell is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Flagler Beach is a city located in Flagler County, Florida. ... Marineland is a town located in both Flagler and St. ... Palm Coast is a city in Flagler County, Florida, United States. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Espanola is a town in Flagler County, Florida, United States. ... The welcome sign at Flagler Estates Boulevard and St. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Volusia redirects here. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... St. ...

Coordinates: 29°28′N 81°18′W / 29.47, -81.30 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Flagler County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (502 words)
Flagler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
In the county the population was spread out with 17.90% under the age of 18, 4.80% from 18 to 24, 20.30% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, and 28.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
Flagler county was ranked the fastest-growing county in the nation by the US Census Bureau from 2000 to 2005, boasting a 53.3% change, with a July 1, 2005 population estimate at 76,410.
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