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Welcome to Palatka ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Palatka has a population of 10,451 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Palatka.
Palatka is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Palatka lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Palatka: (386)
The ZIP codes for Palatka: 32177-32178<4>
Websites for Palatka ...
Official Website: www.co.putnam.fl.us/palatka/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palatka had an population of 10,451 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Palatka had a population of 10,558 people (which is 14.2% of the total population of Putnam County). This makes Palatka the county's most populous community.
The population of Palatka represents 0.06% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,558 people, the population of Palatka increased 5.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,033 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Palatka.
Adding Palatka to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Palatka 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 Palatka was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Palatka on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Palatka ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Palatka - they are located in Arkansas and Michigan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palatka.
Communities near Palatka ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Palatka.
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 Palatka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palatka.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palatka. 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 Palatka.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palatka. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Palatka.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palatka ...
Looking for more information about Palatka? 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 Palatka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palatka.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Palatka: www.co.putnam.fl.us/palatka/
The official website for Putnam County: www.putnam-fl.com/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021