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South Daytona

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
South Daytona is a city in Volusia county, Florida in United States. The population was 13,177 at the 2000 census and as of 2004, the population recorded by the census bureau was 13,758. The city is a progressive city in Central Florida. It was once a town called Blake, with some forty resident families and many more non resident property holders. According to the national archives and records in Washington, Blake opened its first post office on August 19, 1878. Around 1886, the first train came as far as Daytona and ten years later the line extended to Miami.
According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 12.5 square kilometers of which 9.2 square kilometers of it is land and 3.3 square kilometers is water. The population was spread out with 20.3 percent under the age of 18, 8.7 percent from 18 to 24, 28.6 percent from 25 to 44, 23.5 percent from 45 to 64 and 18.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

Earlier the land was peculiarly adapted to orange culture and vegetable gardening, in which many of the early settlers were profitably engaged. With available labor, low taxes, willing government and strong infrastructure, the city is well suited for virtually any industry and so it enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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