Monday, July 2, 2018

July - Week 27 - Florida - the Sunshine State

27 Florida
Date admitted to the US – March 3, 1845
Postal abbreviation – FL
Capital – Tallahassee
Area – 65,754.59 [22nd largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 18,801,310 [4th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 350.6 [9th largest in the US]
Area codes – 305, 321, 352, 386, 407, 561, 727, 754, 772, 786, 813, 850, 863, 904, 941, 954 
Zip codes – 32003 - 34997
Number of counties – 67
State nickname –  the Sunshine State
State motto – In God we trust

State Flag of Florida
Fun facts
-Greater Miami is the only metropolitan area in the United States with borders encompassing two national parks [Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park]
-More visitors come to Orlando than any other amusement park destination in the United States.
-Cape Canaveral is America's launch pad for space flights.
-Florida is not the southernmost state in the United States. Hawaii is farther south.
-Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators.
-Key West has the highest average temperature in the United States.
-Miami installed the first bank automated teller machine for rollerbladers.
-During the 1991 Gulf War, the busiest military port in the country was Jacksonville.

Law Schools
-Ave Maria School of Law
-Barry University, Dwayne O.Andreas School of Law
-Florida A&M University College of Law
-Florida Coastal School of Law
-University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
-Florida International University College of Law
-Florida State University College of Law
-University of Miami School of Law
-Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
-St. Thomas University School of Law
-Stetson University College of Law
-Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Military facts
Military schools
Military bases

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