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From history and geography to famous residents and just plain old trivia, how well do you really know Jacksonville? 

  • Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles.
  • Duval Street, like the county was named for William Pope Duval, the first Territorial Governor of Florida.
  • As of 2007, the median age in Northeast Florida is 36 years old - younger than all major cities in Florida.
  • Jacksonville was named for General Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of Florida who, incidentally, never visited Jacksonville
  • Isiah Hart, who founded Jacksonville, named two of the city's first streets after his daughters, Julia and Laura.
  • Hemming Plaza is named for Charles C. Hemming, a Civil War veteran and Jacksonville native.
  • The Mayport Ferry is Florida's only public auto ferry and connects Jacksonville's beaches to the Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island areas.
  • The St. Johns River is one of two rivers in North America that flows north instead of south.
  • The eclectic Five Points area, with unique shops and dining experiences, is named for its landmark five-way intersection.
  • The military employs over 30,000 active-duty personnel and nearly 20,000 civilians in the Jacksonville area.
  • Jacksonville was named one of the top five "Up and Coming" cities in America by Good Morning America in 2006.
  • The Mayo Clinic opened the doors to its Jacksonville campus in 1986.



 

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