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: VID00223
Source Institution: University of Florida
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WABASSO, FLORIDA


Indian River County



Part A---General Information


1. Location


Wabasso is on the east coast of Florida, 202 miles southeast of Jacksonville,
and 148 miles north of Miami, It is on the Indian River, and near the
Atlantic Ocean. The elevation is about 20 feet.

2. Transportation


U.S. Highway 1 passes through Wabasso. Florida East Coast
rail service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound Lines.
available.


Railway provides
Air service is not


3. Population


Indian River County had a population of 9,079 in 1945.
Wabasso was 998.

4. Climate

(Based on U, S. Weather observations at Fellsmere.)


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


63.4
64,5
66.6
70.8
75.3
79.3


Normal
Rainfall


2.37
2.14
2.35
2,67
4.41
6.21


The population of


Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


81.1
81.3
79.8
75.4
68,1
63.9
72.5


6.62
7.64
8.24
5.82
2.36
2.01
52.84


5, History


The first house in Wabasso was erected in 1887 by George Sears,
was first named Towanna but was renamed Wabasso in 1893.


6. Major Sources of Income


Citrus growing and truck farming are the main sources of income,


and Entertainment


1. Special Events

None.

2. Athletic Events

None,

3. Tourist Clubs

None.

4, Recreational Clubs

None.

5. Civic Organizations

None.


The town


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Part B---Recreati n









WABASSO, FLORIDA


6. Fraternal Organizations

None.

7. Organized Entertainment

None,

8. Recreational Facilities

Ocean beach,

9. Hunting

Quail, duck,.squirrels, and rabbits are found in this.section. It is about
four miles to unposted hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting guides
are not available,

10. Fishing

Fresh water bass, bream, and perch are caught in drainage canals. Trout, bass,
pompano, snook, and other salt water fish are caught in the Indian River and
the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing guides and charter fishing boats are not available,
A fishing camp is under construction.

11. Churches

There is a Methodist Church in Wabasso.

Part C---Accommodations

1. Hotels

Wabasso Inn, 13 rooms, American plan.

2. Tourist Courts

Wiley Cabins, one-half mile to eating place.
Connecticut Court, one-half mile to eating place.
Pryors Cabins, 100 yards to eating place.
Shyshewana, on ocean:beach.
Eby's, 200 yards to eating place.
Sunny Mead, one-half mile to eating place.

3. Guest Homes

None.

4. Trailer Parks

Eby's Tiailer Court, 400 yards from U.S. Highway 1; electrical, water and
drain connections.
Orange Tower Trailer Court.
Kruger's Trailer Park.

5. Eating Places

Andersons
Little Rits
Susie Q


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