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Crescent City, Florida

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Welcome to Crescent City ...

The city of Crescent City is located in Putnam County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crescent City has a population of 1,530 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The telephone area code for Crescent City: (386)

The ZIP code for Crescent City: 32112<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crescent City had an population of 1,530 people. This is a decrease of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crescent City had a population of 1,577 people. This makes Crescent City the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,577 people, the population of Crescent City decreased 11.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,776 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crescent City.

Communities Also Named Crescent City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Crescent City - they are located in California, Illinois and Montana.

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

Communities near Crescent City ...

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

  • Palm Coast [Flagler County]
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    • Palm Coast [Flagler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Crescent City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palm Coast<6>
  • Palatka [Putnam County]
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    • Palatka [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Crescent City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,457 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatka<6>
  • Bunnell [Flagler County]
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    • Bunnell [Flagler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Crescent City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,099 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunnell<6>
  • Pierson [Volusia County]
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    • Pierson [Volusia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Crescent City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,910 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierson<6>
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    • Pomona Park [Putnam County]
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      • Pomona Park [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Crescent City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 927 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona Park<6>
    • Welaka [Putnam County]
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      • Welaka [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Crescent City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 719 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welaka<6>
    • Hastings [Saint Johns County]
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      • Hastings [Saint Johns County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Crescent City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 648 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hastings<6>
    • Lake Como [Putnam County]
    • Seville [Volusia County]
    • Georgetown [Putnam 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 Crescent City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crescent City.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crescent City. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crescent City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crescent City ...

Looking for more information about Crescent City? 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 Crescent City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crescent City.

Adding Crescent City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crescent City 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 Crescent City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crescent City on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Putnam, 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 Crescent City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crescent City - 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 Crescent City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crescent City 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 from Point A (ie- Crescent City) 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 Crescent City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crescent CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crescent City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4301, Longitude: -81.5104    
<6>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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