Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Florida by population and the largest city by area in the contiguous U.S. Jacksonville is located in Duval County on the Banks of the St. Johns River and adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. It is the county seat of Duval County, which the city government consolidated in 1968. Wikipedia
The city is located in the northeastern area of Florida between Georgia and St. Augustine, FL.
Starting in the 16th century, French, Spanish, and English explorers and colonists were attracted to the region by the St. Johns River, The site was settled by Lewis Hogans in 1816. The site was settled by Lewis Hogans in 1816. Jacksonville was laid out in 1822 and was named after Gen. Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of Florida.
Jacksonville is the leading transportation and distribution hub in the state. The strength of the city’s economy lies in its broad diversification. The area’s economy is balanced among distribution, financial services, biomedical technology, consumer goods, information services, manufacturing, and other industries. Jacksonville has the largest deepwater port in the South Atlantic and is a leading port in the U.S for automobile imports.
The weather ranges from 76 to 95 degrees eight months of the year.
Colleges: University of North Florida, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville State Community College
Jacksonville Florida Real Estate
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The Real Estate market much like many other Florida communities went through a correction in the market. Since 2005 home values steadily declined through out the area until in mid 2012 when inventories started coming to higher valuations