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Wacissa, Florida

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Welcome to Wacissa ...

Wacissa is located in Jefferson County<1>.

Wacissa is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Wacissa, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Wacissa: (850)

The ZIP code for Wacissa: 32361<3>

Communities near Wacissa ...

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

  • Tallahassee [Leon County]
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    • Tallahassee [Leon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Wacissa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,326 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallahassee<5>
  • Monticello [Jefferson County]
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    • Monticello [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Wacissa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<5>
  • Saint Marks [Wakulla County]
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    • Saint Marks [Wakulla County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Wacissa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marks<5>
  • Waukeenah [Jefferson County]
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    • Capitola [Leon County]
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      • Capitola [Leon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Wacissa
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    • Lloyd [Jefferson County]
    • Lamont [Jefferson County]
    • Woodville [Leon County]
    • Aucilla [Jefferson County]
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      • Aucilla [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Wacissa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aucilla
    • Miccosukee [Leon 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 Wacissa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wacissa.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wacissa ...

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

Adding Wacissa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wacissa 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 Wacissa was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wacissa on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

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

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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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wacissa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Wacissa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wacissa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wacissa) 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 Wacissa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WacissaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wacissa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3583, Longitude: -83.9870    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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