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: VID00161
Source Institution: University of Florida
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OTTER CREEK, FLORIDA


Levy County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:

Otter Creek is in the Central Vest Coast section of Florida. It is 35
miles southwest of Gainesville and about 22 miles east of the Gulf of
Mexico. The elevation is 22 feet.

2. Transportation:

Otter Creek is on U. S. Highway 19 and Florida Highway 24. Rail -:..
service is provided by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Greyhound Lines
provides bus service. Air transportation is not available.

3. Population:


Levy County had a population of 9,902 in 1945.
Creek is about 700,

4. Climate:

(From observations at Cedar Key, Florida.)


The population of Otter


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


July
August
September
October
November
December
Abnual


Normal
Temperature


82.1
82.1
80.3
73.5
64.3
58.8
70.7


5. History:


Otter Creek was first settled by white men in 1854.
its name from the abundance of otters in this area.
once an important business here.


Otter Creek obtained
Trapping otters was


6. Major Sources of Income:

Timber and cattle are the principal resources and provide most of the
income here.

Part B--Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events:


Local amateur baseball games are the only athletic events in Otter Creek.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.


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January
February
arch
April
IfMay
June


57.9
59,6
63.7
69.8
76.0
80.8


2.94
2.48
3.07
1.68
2.29
4.64


Normal
Rainfall

7.32
7.98
5.71
2.55
1.68
2.96
45.30










OTTER CREEK, FLORIDA
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5, Civic Organizations:

None.

6. Fraternal Organizations:

Masonic lodge.

7, Organized Entertainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facilities:


None.


9.. Hunting:

Quail, ducks, turkeys, squirrels and deer:are found in
Unposted hunting grounds are about one mile from town.
hunting lodges or hunting guides here.

LO. Fishing:


this section.
There are no


Both fresh and salt water fish are caught in the Waccassee River between
Otter Creek and the Gulf of Mexico. There are no fishing camps that pro-
vide sleeping accommodations, however, rowboats can be rented eight miles
south of town. There are no fishing guides or'charter boats operating
from Otter Creek.

1. Churches: '

Baptist, Methodist and Holiness churches have services in Otter Creek.

Part C---Accommodations


There are no hotels, tourist
restaurants in Otter Creek.


courts, guest homes, trailer parks or


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