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: VID00140
Source Institution: University of Florida
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MIDDLEEURG, FLORIDA


Clay County



Part A---2g2era Information


1. Location:

6iddleburg is in Clay County, 25 miles southwest of Jacksonville, 22 miles
northwest of Green Cove Springs, and 20 miles northeast of Starke. The
elevation is 38 feet.

2. Tjyn,'r,-.rtfitor!:

Florida Highway 21 provides access to other nearby communities. Greyhound
Lines provides bus service. Air and rail transportation is not available.

3. Population:


Clay County had a population of 10,038 in 1945.
burg was approximately 950.


The population of Middle-


4. Climate:


Normal Normal
Temperature Rpinfa.ll


Normal
Temperature


January
February
hMach
April
May
June


57.9
59.0
65.5
70.7
75.9
81.3


2.69
3.28
3.56
2.99
4.86
7.03


July
August
September
October
November
Decentber
Annual


82.0
82.7
79.3
71.7
62.7
57.7
70.5


7.50
6.54
6.08
4.13
1.58
3.18
53.42


5. History:

Uiddleburg is supposed to be the second oldest white settlement in the
state. The Miethodist Church in Middleburg is the oldest church building
in the former Lethodist Episcopal Church, South. !~iddleburg has several
cemetoriel 100 to 118 years old.

6. Major Sources of Income:


Small farms, logging, turpentine,
of income in this area.

Part B---Rrcreation


and pulp wood provide the main sources


and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None,

2. ..Athletic Events:

None.


3. Tourist Clubs:

None,

4. Recreational Clubs;

None.


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Normal
Rainfall


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MIDDLEBURG, FLORIDA


5. Civic Organizations:

Liddleburg Civic Association. The association meets the first Mondayy of
each month in the Community Hall. Membership is open to everyone. Dues
are ,2 per year. Business meetings are followed by a social hour.

6. Fraternal Organizations:

Masons, Odd Fellows, Veterans of Foreign eiars.

7. Organized.Entertainment:

Motion pictures are shown two nights a week.

8. Recreational Facilities:

None.

9. Hunting:

SDove, quail, squirrels and foxes are found in this section. There are
unposted hunting grounds in the immediate vicinity. There are ,ho hunting
lodges. Hunting guides can be obtained by local inquiry.

10. Fishing:

Black bass, bream, catfish and jack are caught in Black Creek. There are
two fishing camps in the vicinity, Newton's Camp and Buck's Fishing Camp.
Newton's camp offers meals to limited sized parties on request. Fishing
guides can be obtained by local inquiry. Rowboats may be rented at New-
ton's Camp, also from ..rs. P. A. See, Irs. J. J. Martew, and Joe-McDonald,
Middleburg.

11. Churches:

The Methodist Church has services the second and forth Sundays. The
Baptist Church has services every Sunday.

Part C---Accommodations

There are ho hotels, tourist courts, guest homes or trailer parks in
Miiddleburg. Hall's and Cowart's restaurants provide meals.



Further information on Middleburg can be obtained from:

MIDDLEBURG CIVIC ASSOCIATION
tiddleburg, Florida



















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