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its called florida because the spain i think named it La florida meaning the flower island so now it is florida because it is not a island like the spanish thought it was i might be wrong about this
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Retirement in Florida?

I live in Florida and it is a popular place to retire - just keep track of the occasional bad weather. When handling their retirement planning many people pick a place and age they would like to retire and Florida I believe cheaper than many places up North.

Who owns Florida?

If you are a property owner in Florida, YOU do. The State of Florida owns State Land, such as the State Forests and the Capitol Building. The Federal Government owns Federal properties, such as the Okefenokee National Refuge, or the Osceola National Forest, or Eglin, Tyndall, or Patrick Air Force (MORE)

What rhymes with Florida?

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What is a landmark of Florida?

There are numerous important landmarks in Florida. For example,Disney World, the old fort at St. Augustine, and the racetrack inDaytona are all famous Florida landmarks.

What products are from Florida?

Florida is a huge producer of fresh produce and flowers. During the winter months, Florida produces most of the domestic gladiola flower stems. Florida produces citrus fruit, tomatoes, exotic tropical fruit, and perishable lettuces.

What was the exploration in Florida?

Ponce De Leon was the first European to discover and exploreFlorida. On his first trip to areas that would include modern dayPuerto Rico as well as Florida, he found gold. Later he heardstories of a fountain of youth, dedicating the rest of his life tothe search.

Why is Florida special?

Florida known for orange .. and Orlando has the biggest ride ever .. and Florida has the biggest Disney world ever .. and its a very wonderful place for shopping

What is a town in Florida?

I will attempt to mention all the larger sized Floridian cities by population. There is Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Saint Petersburg, Melbourne, Hialeah, Hollywood, West Palm Beach, Leesburg, Tallahassee, and Daytona Beach.

How do you get to Florida?

you can fly, take a boat, drive, swim! depends where you are living. if you want directions, i have no answer because i don't no where u are from. hope this helps.

How did Florida get the name Florida?

Florida was named by Spanish conquistador Ponce de León, who was the first European to record its location, on April 2, 1513. He believed it to be a large island. He called it "La Florida" (flowery land) referring to the Easter season, which in Spanish is Pascua Florida.

What can you do in Florida?

Many types of water activities including canoeing, kayaking, sailing, powerboating, water skiing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling. Fresh and salt water. See the Everglades. Visit Disney World and the many other theme parks in the Orlando area. Hike on the Florida trail. Take a cruise. (MORE)

Where is tallehassee Florida to Florida?

Tallehassee is about 4 hours from pennsicola Florida. Which is about west of Tallehassee and if you keep going west on the panhandle of Florida you will end up in Alabama! So about 5 hours coming west from the Alabama border!

Why is Florida named Florida?

Florida was named by Spanish conquistador Ponce de Leon, who wasthe first European to record its location, on April 2, 1513. Hebelieved it to be a large island. He called it "La Florida"(flowery land) referring to the Easter season, which in Spanish is Pascua Florida.

What is driving distance from Miami Florida to Florida city Florida?

The driving distance between Miami, FL and Florida City, FL is approximately 34 miles. The driving time would be approximately 40 minutes if you were to travel non-stop in good driving conditions. (The driving time does not take into consideration conditions which may extend trip time such as weath (MORE)

Why do you like Florida?

Florida is a great place if you ever look around its almost the number one tourist state in America

When was Florida colonized?

The first known European explorers came with Juan Ponce de León, who spotted Florida on April 2, 1513. In 1559, DonTristán de Luna y Arellano established a colony at current-day Pensacola.

Who are Florida?

Florida are the state in the south eastern us that is shaped like a giant wang its full of hookers and old people ^^and that above is total bs

Does Florida has a mascot?

The University of Florida's Mascot is the Gator and Florida State's mascot is the Seminole... the state of Florida, i have no idea.

Are there orioles in Florida?

I have an Eastern Oriole that was getting nectar from my Passion Vines here in Central Florida ( Summerfield). Now that we have had a freeze I have a hummingbird feeder out for him along with orange slices and he has become a regular visitor.

Who divided Florida into West Florida and East Florida?

Britain divided Florida into West and East Florida in 1763 to make it easier to govern, making Pensacola the capital of West Florida (East Florida retaining its old capital of St. Augustine). In 1764 WF's (West Florida's) boundary was raised from the 31st parallel north to 32* 22' north latitude. B (MORE)

What are Florida plants?

Could you be more specific. This question is to broad. Please rephrase and resubmit in order to get a clear answer to your question.

Where can I get Cheerwine in Florida.?

You can buy glass bottled cheerwine in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa. Its hard to find but is available in most parts of the state. It is distributed by Florida Gourmet Beverage Sales.

What is Florida in a Jeopardy answer?

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Was there a tornado in Florida?

Yes. Tornadoes are actually fairly common in Florida. As of March 2, 2012 the most recent tornado to be confirmed in Florida was on January 27.

What people do in Florida?

People go to beaches, party, go snorkeling, scuba diving, and surfing, go to theme parks (Disney World, which is far better than disney land in California, Universal studios, Busch gardens sea world, islands of adventure, rapids, wet and wild, lego-land, boomers, dinosaur world, fun spot action park (MORE)

Why is Florida awesome?

Florida is SO AWESOME because for exsample in Canada i here that it its cold in the winter but here in Florida , its warm all the time and theres no bugs its to warm !!

Do Florida have earthquakes?

Although Florida is not very well known for siesmic activity it has been known to have shocks/tremors here and there.

What does Florida have there?

Florida has beaches, the Everglades, big cities, small towns, pretty much everything except mountains and deserts. --hot weather and sunny skies even when it's raining

Which is a bigger riverly Florida and Georgia or Florida and Florida State?

Florida and Georgia. These two are true rivals in the South Eastern Conference and always play each other in Jacksonville, Florida at a neutral site, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Florida State is also a big game because of both teams being in Florida, but FSU is a part of the ACC, therefore it (MORE)