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Welcome to Jacksonville Beach ...

The coastal city of Jacksonville Beach is located in Duval County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Jacksonville Beach: Jacksonville Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksonville Beach has a population of 23,673 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of Jacksonville Beach was previously named Pablo Beach. Going back to its beginning, Jacksonville Beach was originally named Ruby. For more information about the names of Jacksonville Beach, see The Names of Jacksonville Beach on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Jacksonville Beach is near sea level<3>.

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

Jacksonville Beach is within the (904) area code.

The ZIP codes for Jacksonville Beach: 32240, 32250<4>

Websites for Jacksonville Beach ...

Official Website: www.jacksonvillebeach.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksonville Beach had an population of 23,673 people. This is an increase of 10.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville Beach had a population of 21,362 people. This makes Jacksonville Beach the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jacksonville Beach represents 0.11% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,362 people, the population of Jacksonville Beach increased 1.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,990 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksonville Beach.

Communities near Jacksonville Beach ...

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

  • Jacksonville [Duval County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Duval County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Jacksonville Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 920,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Ponte Vedra [Saint Johns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponte Vedra
    • Ponte Vedra [Saint Johns County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Jacksonville Beach
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponte Vedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponte Vedra
  • Sans Pareil [Duval County]
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    • Sans Pareil [Duval County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Jacksonville Beach
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sans Pareil
  • Sawgrass [Saint Johns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawgrass
    • Sawgrass [Saint Johns County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Jacksonville Beach
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawgrass have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawgrass
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palm Valley [Saint Johns County]
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      • Palm Valley [Saint Johns County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Jacksonville Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palm Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Valley
    • Arlington [Duval County]
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      • Arlington [Duval County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Jacksonville Beach
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    • Loretto [Duval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Duval County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jacksonville Beach
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    • Polly Town [Duval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polly Town
      • Polly Town [Duval County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Jacksonville Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polly Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • San Marco [Duval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Marco
      • San Marco [Duval County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Jacksonville Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Marco
    • Talleyrand [Duval County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talleyrand
      • Talleyrand [Duval County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Jacksonville Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talleyrand

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville Beach ...

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

Adding Jacksonville Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jacksonville Beach 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 Jacksonville Beach was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Duval County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jacksonville Beach: www.jacksonvillebeach.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Duval, 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 Jacksonville Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksonville Beach - 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 Jacksonville Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jacksonville Beach 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacksonville Beach) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jacksonville Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacksonville BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksonville Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2883, Longitude: -81.3919    
<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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