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10 Fun Facts About Florida
Dated: November 7 2019
Thinking about moving to Florida and want a little more information about living in the Sunshine State?
Here are 10 Fun Facts about living in Florida:
Clearwater Beach (Recently Voted the #1 Beach in Florida) is recorded in the Guinness World Book Of Records as Having the "Most Days of Sunshine"
The First Suntan Lotion Was Invented by Miami Beach Pharmacist, Benjamin Green, in 1944
There are Over 30,000 Lakes and 1,000 Golf Courses in the State. Florida has More Golf Courses Than Any Other State (Ok, so that was sort of like 2 facts in one, we cheated)
Key West Has More Bars Per Capita Than ANY Other Place in the Country
No Matter Where You Are in Florida, You Are Never More Than 60 Miles From the Ocean
The Sun Shines In St Petersburg on Average, 361 Days Per Year
Pinellas County Has 35 Miles of White Sandy Beaches
St. Petersburg's Salvador Dali Museum contains the most comprehensive collection of Dali's work found outside of Europe
In 1929, the cigar factory at Ybor City in Tampa rolled approximately 500 million stogies!
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge, built in 1982, was ranked No. 3 on The Travel Channel's list of “Top 10 Bridges in the World.”
If those aren't enough reasons to consider a move to Florida, don't forget there's also NO STATE INCOME TAX, abundant sports events (think the Tampa Bay Lightning, Bucs Football, Tampa Bay Rays Baseball & More), and more outdoor parks & bike trails than you can count. Simply put, the population here is growing for a good reason!
If you would like to learn more about moving to Florida and are considering a move to the Tampa Bay, FL area, contact us so we can help!
Mary Frances has over 20 years of experience working exclusively as a Buyer's Agent in Pinellas County, FL, and the Greater Tampa Bay area. She has a comprehensive understanding of the Pinellas County....
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