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: VID00155
Source Institution: University of Florida
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ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA


Clay County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:

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
25 feet.

2. Transportation:

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.

3. Population:


Clay County had a population of.10,038 in.1945., The
Park was 1,085.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Middleburg, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


5. History:


55.4
56.9
63.4
67.6
73.9
79.4


Normal
Rainfall


2.69
3.28
3.56
2.99
4.86
7.03


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


population of Orgnge


Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall


81.2
81.3
78.3
70.6
61.1
55.5
67.8


7.50
- 6..54
6.08
S 4.13
6.58
3.18
53.42


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
Jacksonville.

6. Maior Sources of Income:


Tourist trade is the main source of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1.


Special Events:


None. Recreational
by local residents.

2. Athletic Events:

None.

3. Tourist C3ubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.


and entertainment facilities in Jacksonville are utilized


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ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA


5. Civic Organizations:
None.
6. Fraternal Organizations *.

Masonic Lodge.

7. Organized Entertainment:
None.
8. Recreational Facilities:
None.
9. Hunting:
Deer, turkeys, duck, and geese
mately three miles to unposted
lodges are not available.


0


are found in this section. It is approxi-
hunting grounds. Hunting guides and hunting


10.. Fishing:
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.

11. Churches:
SMethodist, Baptist, and Catholic denominations have services in Orange Park.
Part C---Accommodations


1. Hotels:
None.
2. Tourist Courts:


Orange Park has several tourist courts.


Guest Homes:


None.

4. Trailer Parks:


There is a large trailer court centrally located, Electrical, water and
drain connections are available...

5. Eating Places:
Parkway Pharmacy


Further information


ac Orange Park can be obtained from:


ORANGE PARK REALTY COMPANY
Post Office:-Box 62
c/o R. M. Sasnett
Orange Park, Florida


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