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: VID00185
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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RAIFORD, FLORIDA


Union County



Part A--General Information


1. Location:


Raiford is in North Florida, 46 miles southwest
north of Gainesville. Raiford is 21 miles from
Lake Butler, and eight miles from Dowling Lake.


of Jacksonville, and 40 miles
.Kingley's Lake, six miles from
The elevation is 127 feet.


2. Transportation:

Florida Highways 16 and 23 pass through Raiford. The Atlantic Coast Line
Railroad provides rail service. Bus servicee is provided by Greyhound Lines.
Air Service is not available.

3. Population:


The population of Union County was
Sapproximately.-1,174.

4. Climate:


January
February
March
April
May. .
June


Normal
Temperature

. 55.9
57.7
63.7
S68.0.
74.4
79.5


Normal
Rainfall

2.62
3.27
3.50
2.75
3.96
6.41


6,051 in 1945.


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


Raiford had a population of




Normal m .Normal .
Temperature Ra i nll

81.2 7.32
81.4 6.57
78.8 5.06
71.0. ..2.82
61.5 1.63
56. 3.49
69.1 49.40


S'5. History: "-


Raiford was named for Mr. H. W. Raiford who came
a turpentine still, post office, and commissary.


6. Major Sources of Income:

Agriculture is the main source of income.

Part D---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events:


here in 1900 and established


Lake Butler Consolidated High School has football, basketball, and volleyball
games during the school term.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.


5. Civic Organizations:

None.


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RAIFORD, FLORIDA


6. Fraternal Ogaenizstgnsit
Masonic Lodge
7. Organized Entertainment:


None.


8.


Recreational Fac4lities:


'U


None.

9. Hunting:


Quail, dove, duck, and wild turkeys are
territories.near.Raiford are unposted.
are not available.


found in this section. All hunting
Hunting guides and hunting lodges


10. Fishing:
Fresh water trout, bream, and catfish are caught.in New River, Dowling Lake, L~k
Lake Butler, and canals. No fishing camps, fishing guides or charter fishing
boats are available.
11. Churches:
Methodist and Baptist denominations have services in Raiford.
Part C--Accommodations


There are no hotels, tourist courts, trailer Parks,
.Raiford. Rooms can be obtained at the home of Mrs.
the home of Levy Alvarez.


or eating places in
Martha Addison and at


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