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Jacob City, Florida

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Welcome to Jacob City ...

The city of Jacob City is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Jacob City has a population of 243 people<1> (see below for details).

Jacob City is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Jacob City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Jacob City (for example, toward Iron City (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Jacob City lies within the (850) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacob City had a population of 250 people. This makes Jacob City the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 250 people, the population of Jacob City decreased 11.03% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 281 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Jacob City had an population of 243 people. This is a decrease of 2.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jacob City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Jacob City and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016
Cottonwood (AL)   [Map]   1,255   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Malvern (AL)   [Map]   1,437   N   18 miles [29 km]
Rehobeth (AL)   [Map]   1,482   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slocomb (AL)   [Map]   1,956   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Taylor (AL)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bonifay   [Map]   2,750   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jacob City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Jacob City - they are located in Michigan and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jacob City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jacob City. 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 Jacob City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jacob City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacob City ...

Looking for more information about Jacob City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Jacob City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Jacob City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Jacob City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Jacob City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacob City.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Jacob City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jacob City) 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 Jacob City. 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 Jacob City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacob City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8928, Longitude: -85.4106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacob City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Jacob City.