ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA
Part A---General Information
Orange Park is in North Florida, seven miles south of Jacksonville. It is
on the St. Johns River and near Doctors Lake. The elevation is approximately
U. S. Highway 17 and Florida Highway 224 pass through Orange Park. The
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad provides rail service. Bus service is provided
by. Greyhound Lines. Air service at Jacksonville is provided by National Air
Lines, Eastern Air Lines,sDdlta Aid Lines and Florida Airways.
Clay County had a population of.10,038 in.1945., The
Park was 1,085.
(From observations at Middleburg, Florida.)
population of Orgnge
The town was promoted by the Florida Winter Home and Improvement Company.
Spacious streets and avenues add charm to the roomy home sites here. Many
of these sites have become a permanent home for persons who work in Jackson-
ville but prefer the wide open spaces. Orange Park is truly a surburb of
6. Maior Sources of Income:
Tourist trade is the main source of income.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
by local residents.
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist C3ubs:
4. Recreational Clubs:
and entertainment facilities in Jacksonville are utilized
ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA
5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations *.
7. Organized Entertainment:
8. Recreational Facilities:
Deer, turkeys, duck, and geese
mately three miles to unposted
lodges are not available.
are found in this section. It is approxi-
hunting grounds. Hunting guides and hunting
Fresh and salt water fish are caught in the St. Johns River. Fresh water
fish are caught in Doctors Lake. Thede are several fishing camps nearby.
Fishing guides and charter fishing boats can be obtained at the fishing camps.
SMethodist, Baptist, and Catholic denominations have services in Orange Park.
2. Tourist Courts:
Orange Park has several tourist courts.
4. Trailer Parks:
There is a large trailer court centrally located, Electrical, water and
drain connections are available...
5. Eating Places:
ac Orange Park can be obtained from:
ORANGE PARK REALTY COMPANY
Post Office:-Box 62
c/o R. M. Sasnett
Orange Park, Florida