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Bristol, Florida

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Welcome to Bristol ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bristol has a population of 970 people<1> (see below for details).

Bristol is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 845 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 970 people. This is a decrease of 2.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bristol ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bristol and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Altha   [Map]   526   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blountstown   [Map]   2,454   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grand Ridge   [Map]   876   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   607   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bristol.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bristol. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bristol. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bristol.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bristol

Our 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     [Map].

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