Florida has the fourth largest population of any U.S. state – as of 2011, Florida was home to about 19 million people. Jacksonville is the most populous city, followed by Miami, Tampa and St. Petersburg. As of 2014, Flor... More »

Florida, the southernmost state in the United States, is a peninsula that borders the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the state is home to more t... More »

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Some interesting Florida facts for kids include information on state symbols, facts about the capital and a bit of Florida history. State symbols include the flag, adopted in 1900, which is white with a red "X" running f... More »

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Some interesting Florida facts for kids include information on state symbols, facts about the capital and a bit of Florida history. State symbols include the flag, adopted in 1900, which is white with a red "X" running f... More »

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Middleburg, Florida, an unincorporated town in Clay County, received its present name in 1853 after being called Clark's Ferry and then Gary's Ferry. It was a temporary county seat for Clay County when the county came in... More »

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Florida became the 27th state in the United States on March 3, 1845, after being a U.S. territory for more than 20 years. For the next 20 years, until after the Civil War, the U.S. military occupied Key West, a prime loc... More »

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Haines City, Florida, was originally platted as Clay Cut in 1885 and incorporated as the Town of Haines City on Feb. 23, 1914, where early settlers planted citrus groves. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus oper... More »

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