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Welcome to Jacksonville ...
Jacksonville was established in 1791.
When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksonville has a population of 913,521 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Jacksonville is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Jacksonville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Jacksonville: (904)
The ZIP codes for Jacksonville: 32099, 32201-32212, 32214-32232, 32234-32239, 32241, 32244-32247, 32254-32260, 32267, 32276-32277<5>
Websites for Jacksonville ...
Official Website: www.coj.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.jacksonvillechamber.org/
Junior League: www.juniorleagueofjax.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksonville had an population of 913,521 people. This is an increase of 11.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville had a population of 821,784 people (which is 95.08% of the total population of Duval County). This makes Jacksonville the county's most populous community.
The population of Jacksonville represents 4.37% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 821,784 people, the population of Jacksonville increased 11.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 735,617 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksonville.
Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 55 communities that are also named Jacksonville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jacksonville.
Communities near Jacksonville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jacksonville.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jacksonville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jacksonville. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jacksonville. Our list includes 134 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jacksonville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville ...
Looking for more information about Jacksonville? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jacksonville.
Adding Jacksonville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jacksonville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Jacksonville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Jacksonville on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Jacksonville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jacksonville: www.coj.net/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023