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Encyclopedia > St. Johns County, Florida
Saint Johns County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Saint Johns County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the USA highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded July 21, 1821
Seat St. Augustine
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,127 km² (821 mi²)
1,577 km² (609 mi²)
550 km² (212 mi²), 25.86%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

123,135
78/km² 
Website: www.co.st-johns.fl.us/

St. Johns County is a county located in the state of Florida. As of the 2000 census, the population was 123,135. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 161,521 [1]. The county seat is St. Augustine. It is one of the highest-income counties in the United States. Image File history File links St_Johns_County_Fl_Seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Florida_highlighting_Saint_Johns_County. ... 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. ... 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 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in St. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 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. ... 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 per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... 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  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... 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. ... 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. ... Nickname: Location in St. ...


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Contents

History

St. Johns County was created in 1821. It was named for St. John the Baptist. St. Johns County and Escambia County were Florida's original two counties with the Suwannee River being the boundary between the two. Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... St. ... Escambia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... The Suwannee River (also spelled Suwanee River) is a major river of southern Georgia and northern Florida in the United States. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,127 km² (821 mi²). 1,577 km² (609 mi²) of it is land and 550 km² (212 mi²) of it is water, much of it in the Atlantic Ocean. The total area is 25.86% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... 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. ...


Government

The St. Johns County Commission is an elected five-member commission, which appoints a county administrator. The main environmental and agricultural body is the St. Johns County Soil and Water Conservation District, which works closely with other area agencies. The St. ...


Adjacent Counties

Duval County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Flagler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 123,135 people, 49,614 households, and 34,084 families residing in the county. The population density was 78/km² (202/mi²). There were 58,008 housing units at an average density of 37/km² (95/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.92% White, 6.29% African American, 0.26% American Indian, 0.95% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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 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 49,614 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.90. 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 county the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $50,099, and the median income for a family was $59,153. Males had a median income of $40,783 versus $27,240 for females. The per capita income for the county was $28,674. About 5.10% of families and 8.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.30% of those under age 18 and 6.20% 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. ...


Cities and towns

Incorporated

  1. Town of Hastings
  2. Town of Marineland
  3. City of St. Augustine
  4. City of St. Augustine Beach

Hastings is a town located in St. ... Marineland is a town located in both Flagler and St. ... Nickname: Location in St. ... St. ...

Unincorporated

  • Elkton,Florida

Butler Beach is a census-designated place located in St. ... Crescent Beach is an unincorporated census-designated place located in St. ... The welcome sign at Flagler Estates Boulevard and St. ... Fruit Cove is a census-designated place located in St. ... Julington Creek is a term for an area in Northwest St. ... Palm Valley is a census-designated place located in St. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sawgrass is a census-designated place located in St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... Vilano Beach is a census-designated place located in St. ...

External links

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Special districts

Judicial branch

Flagler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Volusia redirects here. ...

Tourism links

  • St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & the Beaches Visitor and Convention Bureau

Coordinates: 29°55′N 81°25′W / 29.91, -81.41 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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