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Limestone, Florida
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Limestone ...

Limestone is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Limestone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Limestone is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Limestone lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Limestone, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Limestone is within the (850) area code.

Communities Also Named Limestone ...

While we believe that this Limestone is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 2 Florida communities named Limestone. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hardee and Walton County.

Beyond Florida, there are 31 communities that are also named Limestone - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Limestone.

Communities near Limestone ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Limestone.

  • Tallahassee [Leon County]
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    • Tallahassee [Leon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Limestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 194,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallahassee<5>
  • Monticello [Jefferson County]
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    • Monticello [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Limestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<5>
  • Saint Marks [Wakulla County]
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    • Saint Marks [Wakulla County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Limestone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marks<5>
  • Waukeenah [Jefferson County]
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Limestone. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Limestone.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Limestone. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Limestone.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Limestone. See our Newspapers Page for Limestone.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Limestone ...

Looking for more information about Limestone? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Limestone, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Limestone.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Limestone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Limestone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Limestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3513, Longitude: -84.0279       In this case, the coordinates for Limestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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