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Loretto, Florida

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Welcome to Loretto ...

Loretto is located in Duval County<1>.

Loretto is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Loretto: (904)

Communities Also Named Loretto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Loretto - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Loretto ...

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

  • Jacksonville [Duval County]
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    • Jacksonville [Duval County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 911,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<4>
  • Jacksonville Beach [Duval County]
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    • Jacksonville Beach [Duval County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,628 people
    • Former names for Jacksonville Beach:
    • Pablo Beach
    • Ruby
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville Beach<4>
  • Atlantic Beach [Duval County]
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    • Atlantic Beach [Duval County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlantic Beach<4>
  • Orange Park [Clay County]
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    • Green Cove Springs [Clay County]
    • Neptune Beach [Duval County]
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      • Neptune Beach [Duval County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,259 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neptune Beach<4>
    • Penney Farms [Clay County]
    • Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace [Clay County]
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      • Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Loretto
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    • Lakeside [Clay County]
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      • Lakeside [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Loretto
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeside have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Doctors Inlet [Clay 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 Loretto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Loretto.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretto ...

Looking for more information about Loretto? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loretto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Loretto) 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 Loretto. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LorettoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1659, Longitude: -81.6171    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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