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?]
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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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Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00091
Source Institution: University of Florida
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GULF HAMMOCK, FLORIDA

Levy County


Part A---General Information


1. Location:

Gulf Hammock is in the West Coast section of Florida, 42 miles south of
Gainesville, 110 miles southwest of Jacksonville, and 114 miles north of
Tampa. Gulf Hammock is near the Gulf of Mexico and the Withlacoochee River.
The elevation is 13 feet.

2. Transportation:

U. S. Highway 19 passes through Gulf Hammock. Rail service is provided by
the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Bus service is provided by Greyhound
Lines and National Trailways. Air service is not available.


3. Population:

Levy County had a population of 9,902 in 1945.
mock.was approximately 1,500.

4, Climate:

(From observations at Cedar Keys, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


The population of Gulf Ham-


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


5. History:


Gulf Hammock was named for Greater Gulf Hammock in
situated.


which:the town is


6. Major Sources of Income:


Lumber and logging provide the main sources of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events;

None.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.


4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5, Civic Organizationst

None.

6. Fraternal Organizationst

Mason orders meet in Gulf Hammock.


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57.9
59.6
63.7
69.8
76.0
70.8


2.94
2.48
3.07
1.68
2.29
4.64


Normdl
Rainfall


82.1
82.1
80.3
73.5
64,3
58.8
:70.7


7.32
7.98
5.71
2.55
1.68
2.96
45.30


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GULF HAMMOCK, FLORIDA


Organized Entertainment:

None.

Recreational Facilities:


None.


9. Hunting:. .

Deer, turkeys, dove, quail, duck, panthers, fox, wildcats, and raccoons are
found in this section. There are unposted hunting grounds ip:.the immediate
vicinity. Hammock Hotel is a hunting and fishing lodge. There are 50 rooms,
and the rate is $3 a day. Hunting guides are available The rates 'vary-
from $5 to '10 per day. .

10. Fishing:

Fresh and salt water bass, bream, sea trout, redfish, and tarpons are caught
in the Waccasassa River, Suwannee.River, and Withlacoochee River. Fresh
water bass and bream are caught in nearby lakes and ponds. Wekiva Fishing
Camp has 12 cabins. The rate is $5 a cabin, rhich includes the use of one
boat. J. V1. Vickery is a fishing guide. His rates are $10 a day if he fur-
nishes the equipment, $5 a day if he does not.

11. Churches:


Methodist and Baptist denominations have services

Part C---Accommodations


in Gulf Hammock.


1. Hotels:


Gulf Hammock, 50 rooms, rates $3, American plan.

2. Tourist Courts:

None.

3. Guest Homes:

None.


4. Trailer Parks:

Wekiva Camp.

5. Eating Places:

Hammock Hotel.


Further information on Gulf Hammock can be obtained from:

S HAMMOCK HOTEL
Gulf Hammock, Florida


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