Duval County

Duval County is located in Northeast Florida bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Nassau, Baker, Clay and St. Johns Counties. Best known for it's largest city, Jacksonville which lies along the St. Johns River. 

Duval County was established in 1822 from St. Johns County and was named for William Pope Duval, first territorial governor of Florida. The area that is now Duval County was home to Native Americans for thousands of years and contains the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. 

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Population - 2000
778,879
Population - 2010
864,263
Population - 2015 Est
905,574
Land Area (sq mi)
762
Water Area (sq mi)
156
Total Area (sq mi)
918
Average Rainfall
58
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
55

Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island is a U.S. Marine Corps base located in Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of the newest bases in the U.S., having been built in 1986 and expanded on since. It is a specialized supply base with a small battalion sized military/civilian workforce augmented by 1,000 civilian contractors. The base’s mission is to supply and support Marine forces when they deploy overseas. 

Duval County School District happens to be the 20th largest school district in the nation and the sixth largest in the state of Florida. Committed to ensuring that students are prepared for success in the future, Duval County Public Schools strive for academic excellence in the classroom. Currently, all Duval County Public Schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and by AdvancED.

EverBank Field is home to the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team. The stadium sits on the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville Florida and has a seating capacity of 67,246. In addition to Jacksonville Jaguars football games, the stadium hosts the annual Florida-Georgia college game as well as US men's national soccer games. 

The Jacksonville Jaguars joined the NFL in 1993. Although they aren't the winningest franchise they have made their mark on the league in other ways.

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, located in Jacksonville, Florida, is a sports and entertainment venue home to the Jacksonville Sharks AFL/NAL team and the Jacksonville Giants ABA team. 

Naval Air Station Jacksonville, also known as NAS Jacksonville, is a large military base located in Northeast Florida within the city of Jacksonville, Florida.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville is a military hospital located on the large military base, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, which is located in Northeast Florida within the city of Jacksonville.
 

Naval Station Mayport, is a large naval base located in the community of Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Academy of Science Choice School

Pre-AP Honors; Information & Communication Technology; Academy of Arts and Academic Acceleration Choice School

Museum Studies Magnet School

IB Diploma Programme; Academy of Coastal & Environmental Sciences (ACES); Culinary Arts; Digital Video Production; AVID, JROTC-Navy; Unmanned Aircraft Systems Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle; Military Science Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle; Introduction to Engineering Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle Choice School

International Studies - Spanish Choice School

College Preparatory; IB Diploma Programme Dedicated Magnet

IB Primary Years Programme Chinese Magnet School

Accelerated Academic Academy Choice School

Agricultural BioTechnology; Automation and Production (STEM); Automotive; Aviation; Communications; Human Services-Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Early Childhood Education Dedicated Magnet

Leadership & Character Education Academy Choice School

STEAM Choice School

Visual and Performing Arts Dedicated Magnet School

Math, Science, and Pre-Engineering (STEAM) Magnet School

As Jacksonville's "one and only gourmet panini food truck," you can find Professor Panini at the Riverside Arts market from 10 am to 3 pm every Saturday. They also serve at local events, including corporate offices and neighborhoods. You can choose from menu items such as The Professor, which includes BBQ chicken and Mac n' Cheese, or a veggie panini. They also offer a choice of four sides that include asparagus, fries, Mac n' Cheese, and chips. To see their full menu and their schedule, you can find them on their website and on Facebook.

Our mission at Providence is to develop Godly leaders who engage their culture and change it. From individual classroom attention and award winning fine arts to a championship athletic tradition, Providence prepares students to reach their full potential in a distinctly Christian environment. 

Gifted and Academically Talented Dedicated Magnet

Information Technology-Digital Media and Applied IT (Magnet); Visual and Performing Arts (Magnet); Cambridge Secondary 2/AICE; Culinary Arts-Food Truck; JROTC-Army; Military Science Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle Magnet School

Leadership and Logistics Choice School

Cosmetology; Criminal Justice; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Carpentry; Welding; Plumbing; HVAC; Electrical; Fire and Rescue Dedicated Magnet

The Regency Square Mall is a relatively small mall in Jacksonville. It's a great place to get your shopping done and have a quick meal. You can also catch a movie at the AMC theater.

World Language - Spanish Choice School

JROTC-Marine Corps (Magnet); Early College; Finance-Food Truck; Aviation; Military Science Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle; Leadership & Military Science; Chinese Elective Magnet School

Early High School (Magnet); Pre-Early College (Choice); Information & Communication Technology Magnet School

The Ritz Theater and Museum is a performance and museum space in Jacksonville. Located in the historic African American community of La Villa, the Ritz aims to celebrate and preserve African American culture and art.

Riverside Presbyterian Day School provides students with a carefully planned academic program within a supportive environment where respect for the individual, community, and Christian values are promoted. 

Math, Science, and Pre-Engineering (STEM) Magnet School

Arts Academy (Music) Choice School

Dual Language - Spanish Magnet School

A Private Christian Elementary School Offering Pre-K 3 through Sixth Grade Educating mind, body and spirit since 1950

Accelerated Academy of Learning Magnet School

Academic Enrichment Through Science (Concentrating on Health & Fitness) Magnet School

Early College; Culinary Arts; Information Technology-Applied IT; AVID; JROTC-Air Force; Unmanned Aircraft Systems Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle; Military Science Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle Choice School

Academy of Arts and Sciences Choice School

Academy of Life Science Choice School

Roller skating is a great activity not only for kids, but for the adults too! Skate Station is dedicated to making sure you have as much fun as possible while you wheel around on four wheeled skates while also making sure you're being safe. This is a great place to throw birthday parties for younger kids, all you have to do is bring the kids and the cake and Skate Station can take care of the rest! There's also an awesome arcade with games like Ice Ball and Air hockey, a pirate themed mini golf that they call Swamp golf, a two-story soft playground for kids under the age of 10 to play in, and a big rock climbing wall for all ages.

One of Jacksonville's most famous vegan cafe's, Southern Roots Filling Station prides itself on ethical living by serving healthy and delicious vegetarian and vegan meals. Enjoy a vegan latte with their renowned sammies or shop for your favorite food essentials.

Southern Roots Filling Station

Academic Enrichment Through Science and Technology Choice School

IB Middle Years Programme Spanish (Magnet); Pre-Early College (Choice) Magnet School

IB Primary Years Programme Spanish Magnet School

The St. John's Town Center is one of North Florida's best outdoor malls. It has over 150 stores, featuring some that you won't find anywhere else in the region. High end stores and world class dining make this a must visit if you're in the area.

St. Mark's welcomes students of all faiths from age one through sixth grade. Our safe and beautiful campus along the St. Johns River is nestled amid shady tree-lined streets in a quiet neighborhood, our students represent diverse backgrounds.

College Preparatory; IB Diploma Programme Dedicated Magnet

Military Leadership Academy (Magnet); PITSCO STEM - Aerospace, Rocketry and Aeronautics Dedicated Magnet School

Math, Science and Technology Magnet School

Pre-Early College; Academy of Technology (concentrating on Television Production and Digital Design) Choice School

Calling all sushi lovers, Sushiko is Jacksonville's ultimate Japanese grill and sushi restaurant. The dishes are skillfully prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients and the dining experience is relaxing yet high standard. Their vegan and vegetarian options make the dishes enjoyable for those with dietary restrictions.

Sweet Pete's Candy is a candy store located in Jacksonville and they sell all kinds of candy. From gummy candies, to freshly hand roped lollipops, fudge and sea salt caramels, your eyes will surely pop out of your head when you see this place. For a little extra treat, though, you can schedule a class and learn how to make a chocolate pizza complete with your own toppings, make your own chocolate bar, hand roll your own lollipops, and even learn how to make saltwater taffy. The kid in you will appreciate it.  

Sweet Theory Baking Company is home to some of the most deliciously unique vegan pastries in Jacksonville. From gluten free donuts to vegan cinnamon rolls, their desserts are freshly made just for you. If you have a sweet tooth, stop by for their bacon maple donuts. But hurry, they run out fast!

If you're visiting Jacksonville don't forget to visit Sweeto Burrito! These burritos "Take Hunger to the Mat with Flavor Worth Fighting For".

With over 150 stores, The Avenues is one of Jacksonville's largest and most upscale malls. The multiple floors contain tons of option for shopping, dining, and family friendly entertainment. 

With a clever name that is sure to capture your attention, The Butt Hutt Smokehouse is ranked as a top 50 Food Truck in the USA in 2018. It has been featured on Cooking Channel's Cheap Eats. The menu offers Florida style BBQ with specialties such as Bangin' Beef Curry Fries. For the full menu of Florida BBQ specialties, check out their website.

The Butt Hutt Smokehouse

Academy of Math, Science and Technology Choice School

STEAM Leadership Academy Choice School

Tossgreens' 4 step menu gives you a combination of traditional and modern natural cuisines. Their fresh and delicious ingredients are blended with spices, allowing you to build your own vegetarian or non-veg burrito, wrap, or bowl!

Trinity Baptist College is a college in Jacksonville founded by Trinity Baptist Church in 1974. It is a small school that offers liberal arts and ministry programs for undergraduate and graduate students.

Leadership & Technology Academy Choice School

Pre-AP Honors; Pre-Early College; CTE/STEM Lab; Information & Communication Technology Choice School

University of North Florida is a college in Jacksonville that opened for classes in 1972. Today UNF has approximately 17,000 students.

Arts and Digital Media Choice School

Medical Arts Magnet School

Honors Technology Academy Choice School

Dual Language - Spanish Magnet School

Cambridge Secondary 2/AICE; Culinary Arts; Global Logistics & Supply Chain Tech; Information Technology-Digital Media Technology; Information Technology-Web Development; JROTC-Air Force; Military Science Dual Enrollment with Embry-Riddle Choice School

Cambridge Secondary I; Information & Communication Technology; Environmental Students & Culinary Gardening Choice School

Military Academy of Leadership; International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) Magnet School

Academy of Science Choice School

Wholesale Property Depot is a unique real estate company in Jacksonville, FL that buys houses for cash. We are different from real estate agents who help you sell your house for commission. We buy houses for ourselves and have been doing this from many years now.

Leadership Through Project-Based Technology Magnet School

Leadership; International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) Dedicated Magnet

Medical Arts Magnet School

Medical Arts Magnet School

Leadership and Technology Academy (Magnet); PITSCO STEM - Engineering and Structures Magnet School

Leadership and Technology Academy (Magnet); PITSCO STEM - Engineering and Structures Dedicated Magnet School

This is a year round secular group for homeschool families, so we have a variety of opinions, religions, race, and ideas that need to be respected. We have field trips; get together(s), study groups, Clubs, Social activities,PE, Special events and lots more! This is a member run group, so please feel free to add anything, or make a suggestion!