Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
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Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Physical Description: 6 v. : ; 39 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida State Advertising Commission
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: 1948-1949?]
General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
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Volusia County

MAR 4 9
Part A---General Information

1. Location

Allandale is located on the upper East Coast of Florida, six miles south of
Daytona Beach and seven miles north of New Smyrna Beach. It is on the
Halifax River and only a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean.

2. Transportation

U. S. Highway 1 passes through Allandale. Greyhound Lines provides inter-
city bus service. Rail and air transportation is available from Daytona

3. Population

Volusia County had a population of 58,492 in 1945. The population of Allan-
dale was about 250.

4. Climate

(From observations at DeLand, Florida.)

Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Temperature Rainfall

January 59.3 2.49 July 81.4 7.30
February 61.0 2.59 August 81.5 7.14
March 65.5 3.12 September 79.4 6.68
April 69.6 2.56 October 72.9 4.68
May 75.6 4.72 November 64.4 1.88
June 79.6 7.62 December 59.7 2.58
Annual 70.8 53.36
5. History
At one time, Allandale was a large citrus grove owned by a Mr. Allan, When
the land was subdivided the community was named for the former owner. The
Old Spanish Sugar Mill and Ronald's Ranch, one of the oldest citrus groves
in Florida, are worth visiting. Both are in Port Orange, one mile from
6. Maior Sources of Income
Many residents of Allandale are retired. Growing citrus and catering to
tourist are the principal businesses.
Part B--Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events
2. Athletic Events


3. Tourist Clubs
4. Recreational Clubs
5. Civic Organizations

Allandale Improvement Association, Lions, Rotary, Kiwanis, Pilot, Exchange
and Business and Professional Women's clubs meet in Daytona Beach.




6. Fraternal Organizations

7. Organized Entertainment
8. Recreational Facilities
9. Hunting

Squirrels, wild turkeys, deer, raccons, and foxes are found in this section.
The nearest unposted hunting grounds are about five miles from town. There
are no hunting lodges or hunting guides here.
10. Fishing
Bass, bluefish, tarpon, trout, pan fish, mango snapper, drum and many other
types of salt water fish can be caught in the Halifax River or the Atlantic
Ocean. Charter fishing boats are available at Daytona Beach.
11. Churches
Episcopal, Baptist and Methodist churches have services in Port Orange.
Baptist, Methodist, Christian Science, Catholic, Congregational, Presbyterian
and Episcopal churches have services in Daytona Beach.
*Ample entertainment and recreational facilities are'available in Daytona
Beach, six miles away.
Part C---Accommodations
1. Hotels
2. Tourist Courts
Blackburn Tourist Court, 10 cabins, one-half mile to nearest restaurant.
Allandale Inn, two cabins, eight rooms, operates restaurant.
3. Guest Homes
H. T. Williams, Box 471, Allandale, rate $2.50 to $3.
4. Trailer Parks
Miller's Trailer Home and Allandale Inn Trailer Park are both on U. S.
Highway 1.
5. Specialized Eating Places
Name Speciality
Gardner's Sea Food, Port Orange Fried shrimp and hushpuppies.
The Anchor, Port Orange Seafood platter.

Further information on Allandale can be obtained from:

Daytona Beach, Florida

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