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Haines City

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.
Haines City is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 13,174 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 14,530.
Haines City was once the home of Circus World, a theme park created by the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. Circus World today no longer exists and the site is under redevelopment. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.2 square kilometers.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.2 percent under the age of 18, 10.3 percent from 18 to 24, 25.0 percent from 25 to 44, 18.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years.
It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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