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Bristol, Florida

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Welcome to Bristol ...

The city of Bristol is located in Liberty County<1> and is the County Seat for Liberty County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bristol has a population of 980 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bristol.

Bristol is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Bristol is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Bristol is located in the (850) area code.

The ZIP code for Bristol: 32321<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 980 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bristol had a population of 996 people (or 11.91% of the total population of Liberty County). This makes Bristol the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 996 people, the population of Bristol increased 17.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 845 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bristol.

Adding Bristol to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bristol in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bristol was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bristol on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bristol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bristol ...

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

  • Blountstown [Calhoun County]
  • Sneads [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sneads
    • Sneads [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,779 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sneads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sneads<6>
  • Grand Ridge [Jackson County]
  • Greensboro [Gadsden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
    • Greensboro [Gadsden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bristol
    • Estimated population in 2019: 615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Altha [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altha
      • Altha [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bristol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altha
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altha<6>
    • Ocheesee [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocheesee
      • Ocheesee [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocheesee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocheesee
    • Telogia [Liberty County]
    • Hosford [Liberty County]
    • Marysville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
      • Marysville [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bristol
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Clarksville [Calhoun County]

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 Bristol. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bristol.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bristol. 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 Bristol.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bristol. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bristol.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...

Looking for more information about Bristol? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bristol, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bristol.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Liberty County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bristol. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Liberty, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bristol.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bristol). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bristol or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bristol) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bristol. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BristolOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4318, Longitude: -84.9758    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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