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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.
Sweetwater is a municipality in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. In 2004, the population of the city was 13,992 and an area of 2.1 square kilometers. The city of Sweetwater was founded in 1941. The town founders were primarily Russian Circus midgets. The city was named after the pure water of the Everglades, which some residents described as being sweet. For most of its existence, Sweetwater was a sleepy town with farms, horse stables and small grocery stores.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.2 percent under the age of 18, 9.6 percent from 18 to 24, 29.7 percent from 25 to 44, 23.0 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

Sweetwater is the kind of town you daydream about. It is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Florida.

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