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Encyclopedia > Volusia County, Florida

"Volusia" redirects here. For the unincorporated community on the east shore of the St. Johns River of the same name, see Volusia, Florida. The St. ... Volusia, Florida is a small unincorporated town in Volusia County, Florida on the eastern shore of the St. ...

Volusia County, Florida
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Map of Florida highlighting Volusia County
Location in the state of Florida
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Statistics
Founded December 29, 1854
Seat DeLand
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,710 km² (1,432 mi²)
2,857 km² (1,103 mi²)
853 km² (329 mi²), 22.98%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

443,343
155/km² 
Website: www.volusia.org
Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand
Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand

Volusia County is a county located in the state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 496,575 [1]. Although Daytona Beach is Volusia County's most well-known city, its county seat is DeLand6, and its largest city is Deltona. Image File history File links Volusia_County_Fl_Seal. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... 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 ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Recently built new Volusia County Courthouse The Annual Dog Parade in DeLand DeLand is the county seat of Volusia 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. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 462 KB)Volusia County Courthouse I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 462 KB)Volusia County Courthouse I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Daytona Beach in 2005 Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, USA. As of 2004, the population estimates recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 64,422. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Recently built new Volusia County Courthouse The Annual Dog Parade in DeLand DeLand is the county seat of Volusia 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. ... Deltona is a city located in southwestern Volusia County, Florida. ...


Volusia County is the sole county of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is the 101st-largest metro area by population in the United States as of the 2004 Census estimate. It also makes up the northeast end of the I-4 Corridor. In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... The following is a list (by population) of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas as defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 4 An old shield in Orlando, Florida Interstate 4 (abbreviated I-4) is a 132. ...

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History

Volusia County was created in 1854. It was named for the port of Volusia along the St. John's River on the county's western side. The origins of the word "Volusia" are unclear, though there are many theories. 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Volusia, Florida is a small unincorporated town in Volusia County, Florida on the eastern shore of the St. ... The St. ...


On the morning of February 2, 2007, Volusia County was devastated by a series of early morning tornadoes, although there were no deaths in Volusia County. Florida governor Charlie Crist declared a state of emergency.[1] Damage estimates exceeded $4 million. [2] February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... 1Time from first tornado to last tornado 2Most severe tornado damage; see Enhanced Fujita scale The Central Florida Tornado of February 2007 was an isolated, but devastating, tornado that took place in Lake County, Florida in the morning of February 2, 2007. ... Charles Joseph Crist, Jr. ... A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,710 km² (1,432 mi²). 2,857 km² (1,103 mi²) of it is land and 853 km² (329 mi²) of it is water, much of it in the Atlantic Ocean. The total area is 22.98% 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. ...


Volusia County is the sole county in the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Volusia County in the state of Florida in the USA. The principal cities in the MSA are Deltona, Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach. ...


Adjacent counties

Flagler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Brevard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. ... Official website: http://www. ... Seminole County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. ... Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Major roads

Image File history File links I-95. ... 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. ... Image File history File links I-4. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 4 An old shield in Orlando, Florida Interstate 4 (abbreviated I-4) is a 132. ... Image File history File links US_1. ... United States Highway 1 is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Image File history File links US_17. ... Categories: Road stubs | United States Highway system | U.S. Highways in Florida ... Image File history File links US_92. ... Current route US 92 runs for 177 miles from SR 595 and SR 687 in downtown St. ... Image File history File links Florida_A1A.svg 30 in by 24 in (750 mm by 600 mm) Florida State Road shield, made to the specifications of the sign detail. ... State Road A1A is a Florida State Road that runs mostly along the Atlantic Ocean, with sections from Key West at the southern tip of Florida, to Fernandina Beach, just south of Georgia. ... Image File history File links Florida_40. ... Florida State Road 40 is an east-west route across central Florida, running from US 41 in Rainbow Lake Estates eastwards through Ocala and the Ocala National Forest to State Road A1A in Ormond Beach. ... Image File history File links Florida_44. ... Florida State Road 44 is an east-west route in central Florida, in two segments. ... Image File history File links Florida_5A.svg‎ 24 in by 24 in (600 mm by 600 mm) Florida State Road shield, made to the specifications of the sign detail. ... State Road 5A is a north south highway that begins and ends at U.S. Highway 1 (unsigned State Road 5), in Port Orange and Ormond Beach, respectively. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Florida State Road 421 is a major thoroughfare that runs east-west through Port Orange, Florida from Interstate 95 east to A1A. It is partially 6 lanes (from 95 east to State Road 5A) and 4 lanes (from SR 5A east to A1A), and is known locally as either Dunlawton... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... State Road 11 is a north-south route in Flagler and Volusia Counties, running between US 1 in Bunnell and US 17 north of DeLand. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... State Road 483 is a north-south route in Daytona Beach, consisting of a section of Clyde Morris Blvd between State Road 430/Mason Avenue and State Road 400/Beville Avenue. ... Volusia County Road 4164 (now Osteen-Maytown Road) is a county road in southern Volusia County, Florida. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 443,343 people, 184,723 households, and 120,069 families residing in the county. The population density was 155/km² (402/mi²). There were 211,938 housing units at an average density of 74/km² (192/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.11% White, 9.29% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.82% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 6.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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. ...


There were 184,723 households out of which 24.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.40% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.00% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% 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 2.82. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 22.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,219, and the median income for a family was $41,767. Males had a median income of $30,573 versus $22,471 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,664. About 7.90% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.30% of those under age 18 and 7.10% 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. ...


2000 presidential election

The Volusia error that deeply altered the way news networks called the 2000 presidential election occurred in the 216th precinct of Volusia County. The Volusia error is an example of the problems with electronic voting from the 2000 US Presidential election. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...


Places

Incorporated

Daytona Beach Shores is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Daytona Beach in 2005 Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, USA. As of 2004, the population estimates recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 64,422. ... De Bary is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Recently built new Volusia County Courthouse The Annual Dog Parade in DeLand DeLand is the county seat of Volusia County, Florida. ... Deltona is a city located in southwestern Volusia County, Florida. ... Edgewater is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Official seal of Holly Hill Holly Hill is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... LH Boys run this town, so youd better recognize. ... New Smyrna Beach New Smyrna Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. ... Oak Hill is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Manatees in Blue Spring State Park in Orange City Orange City is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Ormond Beach is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Pierson is a town located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Ponce Inlet is a town located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Port Orange is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ... South Daytona is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. ...

Unincorporated

  • Alamana
  • Ariel
  • Bakerstown
  • Barberville
  • Benson Junction
  • Beresford
  • Bethune Beach
  • Blake
  • Blue Springs Landing
  • Bluffton
  • Boden
  • Cassadaga
  • Connersville
  • Conrad
  • Cow Creek
  • Creighton
  • Cypress Lake Estates
  • Daisy lake
  • Daytona Highridge Estates
  • Daytona Park Estates
  • Deadman Landing
  • Deland Highlands
  • DeLand Southwest
  • DeLeon Springs
  • DeLeon Springs Heights
  • Edgewater Junction
  • Eldora
  • Eldridge
  • Ellinor Village
  • Emporia
  • Enterprise
  • Farmton
  • Fatio
  • Fort Florida
  • Glencoe
  • Glenwood
  • Halifax Estates
  • Harbor Oaks
  • Hucomer
  • Isleboro
  • Kalamazoo
  • Lake Ashby Shores
  • Lemon Bluff
  • Maytown
  • Mission City
  • Mound Grove
  • National Gardens
  • North DeLand
  • Orange City Hills
  • Ormond-By-The-Sea
  • Ortona
  • Osteen
  • Packwood Place
  • Pennichaw
  • Riverside
  • Samsula
  • Seabreeze
  • Senyah
  • Seville
  • Stone Island
  • Suger Mill Estates
  • Talahassee Yuchi
  • Tomoka Estates
  • Valdez
  • Volusia
  • West DeLand
  • Wilbur By-The-Sea

Barberville is a town in Volusia County, Florida, United States. ... Categories: Towns in Florida | Volusia County, Florida | US geography stubs ... Creighton is an unincorporated community in Volusia County, Florida, United States. ... DeLand Southwest is a town located in Volusia County, Florida. ... De Leon Springs is a census-designated place located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Eldora is an unininhabited place in Volusia County, Florida, United States It is located within Canaveral National Seashore south of Bethune Beach west of Volusia County Road A1A. The average elevation is 3 feet above sea level. ... Enterprise is a former railroad community in Volusia County, Florida. ... Farmton is an unincorporated town in Volusia County, Florida off Osten-Maytown Road, 8 miles west of Interstate 95. ... Glencoe is a census-designated place located in Volusia County, Florida. ... North De Land is a census-designated place located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Ormond-By-The-Sea is a census-designated place and an unincorporated town located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Samsula-Spruce Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Volusia County, Florida, United States. ... Seville is an unincorporated town in Volusia County, Florida. ... Volusia, Florida is a small unincorporated town in Volusia County, Florida on the eastern shore of the St. ... West DeLand is a census-designated place located in Volusia County, Florida. ... Wilbur-by-the-Sea is an unincorporated area in Volusia County, Florida, United States. ...

Colleges and universities

Bethune-Cookman University or simply BCC (as it was formerly called) or BCU (as it is call as of Feb. ... Daytona Beach Community College is a two year college located in Daytona Beach, Florida in the United States. ... Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is a non-profit, non-sectarian, coeducational private university with a history dating back to the early days of aviation. ... Stetson University is a private, co-educational university in DeLand, Florida, United States, with a teacher education center in Celebration, Florida, a main Stetson Law School in Gulfport, Florida (near St. ...

External links

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Volusia County, Florida
Cities and communities of Volusia County, Florida
County seat DeLand Location of Volusia County
Incorporated places Daytona Beach Shores | Daytona Beach | DeBary | DeLand | Deltona | Edgewater | Holly Hill | Lake Helen | New Smyrna Beach | Oak Hill | Orange City | Ormond Beach | Pierson | Ponce Inlet | Port Orange | South Daytona
Census-designated places Barberville | Cassadaga | DeLand Southwest | DeLeon Springs | Glencoe | North DeLand | Ormond-By-The-Sea | Samsula-Spruce Creek | West DeLand
Adjacent Counties Flagler | Brevard | Orange | Lake | Marion | Seminole | Putnam

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Exploring Florida Volusia County Maps (308 words)
county, established on December 29, 1854, from a segment of Orange County.
1863, Map of Florida that was, "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by A. Johnson in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
1888, A new sectional map of Florida issued by the land department of the South Florida R.R. Co. and the Plant Investment Co., Sanford, Florida.
Volusia County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
As of 2004, the population is estimated at 478,670.
Volusia County is the sole county of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is the 100th-largest metro area by population in the United States as of the 2004 Census estimate.
Volusia County is the sole county in the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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