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St. Augustine St. Augustine The greatest place to li ve Presented By: Brandon Hernandez, Kelly Sheptock, and Allison Stroup

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  • 1. St. Augustine St. Augustine The greatest place to live Presented By: Brandon Hernandez, Kelly Sheptock,and Allison Stroup

2. Climate, Population, Natural Boundaries, and Location

  • Climate:
  • Many consider St. Augustines climate
  • as a three season cycle.
  • Hot and humid summers
  • Location:
  • North- eastern part of Florida
  • An hour and fifty minutes away from Orlando
  • Population:
  • 12,284 citizens
  • Population grew 4.07% since 2000
  • Natural Boundaries:
  • bordered by the St. Augustine Inlet,
  • the San Sebastian River and the Atlantic Ocean

3. Historical Data

  • Oldest European city in the United States
  • Was the Spanish center in North America for nearly 200 years
  • Castillo de San Marcos was built to protect the city
  • British gained control of the city in 1763

4. Real Estate

  • Five bedroom, four bathroom, waterfront, single-family home for $1,250,000
  • Two bedroom, two bathroom condo for $349,000

5. Schools

  • 18 Elementary schools
  • 7 Middle schools
  • 7 High schools
  • 2 private schools
  • 3 colleges
  • Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

6. Health Facilities

  • Flagler Hospital- one of the top hospitalsin Florida and in the nation
  • 5% in nation for patient safety

7. Industries and Businesses 8. Transportation

  • Trolleys are one of the most popular ways
  • Horse-drawn carriages
  • Driving
  • Horse-drawn carriages
  • 4 airports within a 50 mile radiusHorse-drawn carriages

9. Attractions

  • Scenic Cruise
  • Dolphin watches
  • Light shows
  • Smile High Parasail
  • 6-Golf courses
  • 2-Amusement parks
  • 15- State parks
  • 2-Museums
  • 8-Zoos and aquariums

10. Conclusion

  • Lo

11. Websites Used

  • http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/schools/
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Augustine,_Florida
  • http://www.ci.st-augustine.fl.us/
  • http://oldcity.com/
  • http://staugustine.com
  • http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/South/Florida/St._Augustine/
  • http://www.staugustine.com/gallery/bay/13.shtml