region of the U.S. state of Florida

Northeast Florida is a region in Florida. Also called the "First Coast" region, it is the portion of the state north of the Daytona Beach area along the Atlantic coast, including the entire Jacksonville area. It includes Baker, Flagler, St. Johns, Duval, Nassau, Clay and Putnam counties.

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Map of Northeast Florida

  • Metro Jacksonville — North Florida's principal urban area, with a population of over 1.3 million, encompassing:

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Detailed image of the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine
  • 1 Amelia Island State Recreation Area is a Florida State Park located 7 miles (11 km) north of Little Talbot Island State Park on SR A1A, and 8 miles (13 km) south of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. The park consists of 200 acres (0.81 sq km) of beaches, salt marshes and coastal maritime forests. Activities include fishing, hiking, sunning, watching wildlife, and horseback riding. 45-minute horseback tours along the shoreline are given four times daily. The park is open from 8AM till sundown year round.
  • 2 Osceola National Forest
  • 3 Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

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By planeEdit

Jacksonville International Airport [dead link] (JAX IATA), 2400 Yankee Clipper Drive, Jacksonville. Has regular flights to many US cities with major carriers such as Delta, United, American, JetBlue, and Southwest.

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Major highways entering the region include I-10, I-95, US-1, US-90, and FL-A1A.

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Historic sites and nature reserves are common in this area, including Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve.

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There are a large number of golf courses in the area.

EventsEdit

  • The Mug Race. A Pursuit Start sailboat race on St. Johns River. The world's largest river race, boater start at the Memorial Bridge in Palatka and end at the Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville.

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