FLAGLER BEACH, FLORIDA
Part A--General Information
Flagler Beach is located on the upper East Coast of Florida, 20 miles north of
Daytona Beach, "The World's Most Famous Beach", and 32 miles south of Saint
Augustine. It is on the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. The
elevation is 22 foot.
East and west Florida Highway No. 11 intersects with north and south Florida
Scenic Highway A-1-A in Flagler Beach. Bus service is provided by the Florida
Greyhound Lines. Rail and air passenger service is available at Daytona Beach,
The Flagler Beach Chamber of Commerce estimated the population of Flagler
County as 3,000 in May 1949. The estimated population of Flagler Beach was
(From U. S. Weather Bureau observations r:t Crescent City, Florida.)
Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Temperature Rainfall
January 58.6 2.40 July 81.7 6.93
February 60.3 2.89 August 81.6 6.56
March 65.3 3.29 September 79.3 5.80
April 69.6 2.40 October 72.7 4.13
May 75.6 4.64 November 64.7 1.72
June 79.9 7.09 December 58.8 2.89
Annual 70.7 50.74
Flagler Beach was named in honor of Henry M. Flagler, Florida'East Coast
developer and builder of Florida East Coast Railway.
6. Major Sources of Income
The economy of Flaglor Beach is dependent largely upon the tourist industry.
The city has very attractive tourist accommodations and a desirable and
beautiful coast. A 652-foot municipal fishing pier, extending out into the
Atlantic Ocean, is available to residents and visitors at a very nominal
Part B---Recroation and Entertainment
1. Special Events
Holiday celebrations only.
2. Athletic Events
3. Tourist Clubs
4. Recreational Clubs
5. Civic Organizations
Chamber of Commerce, Garden Club, Parent Teachers, Woman's Club.
FLAGLER BEACH, FLORIDA
6. Fraternal Organizations
Masonic members attend Bunnell Lodge No..100.
Flagler Beach Hotel provides organized entertainment for visitors during
January, February and March, and Juno,,July and August. Hotel is open the year
round. Flaglor Beach is only a.short drive from many points of interest, such
as Marine Studios, Palm Springs, Silver Springs and the ruins of the old Bulow
Villa Plantation which was burned by Indians in 1836.
8. Recreational Facilities
Civic Park, shuffleboard courts, nine hole short link golf course (no fee),
horseshoes, children's playground, lighted basketball court, fresh sulphur
swimming pool (no fee). Beach showers at beach side of town hall are free to
the public. A yacht club was being built at the time of this survey.
Quail, ducks and wild turkeys are found in this area. It is approximately two
miles to unposted hunting grounds.
Numerous species of salt water fish are caught in the Atlantic Ocean, Intra-
coastal Waterway and the Halifax and Mantanzas Rivers. Fresh water bream,
trout and porch are caught in Bulow Crook. Deep sea fishing trips are avail-
able within a thirty minute drive.
Protestant and Catholic Church services are hold in Flagler Beach.
Atthe time of this survey, only the first four grades of elementary school were
taught in Flagler Beach. Enlargement of the elementary school facilities is
being developed. The upper grade pupils are transported by bus to and from the
Flagler Beach has two fine, European plan hotels. There is a dining room and
cocktail lounge operated in connection with each hotel.
2. Tourist Courts
Cottages, courts, cabins and apartments are available. All are completely and
comfortably furnished, at reasonable rates.
3. Guest Homes
4. Trailer Courts
5. Specialized Eating Places
Flagler Beach has a variety of eating places, such as dining rooms, lunch
counters, restaurants and coffee shops, all serving good foods, home cooked
meals, sea foods and home cooked pies and pastry.
Further information on Flagler Beach and its vicinity:can be obtained from:
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Post Office Box 206
Revised: Flagler Beach,'Florida