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Discover Florida Resources

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Florida Documents

FAU's Wimberly Library Celebrates 50+ years as a member of the Florida Depository Library Program (1968-2020)

The Florida Atlantic University Libraries serve as a Depository for documents published by Florida governmental agencies.  The Florida Documents print collection can be found at the S.E. Wimberly Library in Boca Raton.  The Florida Documents online collection can be accessed through the FAU catalog.

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or the State Library of Florida website

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Florida Facts

DID YOU KNOW?

Florida has 1,197 statute miles of coastline.

 2,276 statute miles of Tidal shoreline (general).

663 miles of beaches.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

Florida has 67 counties.

The largest is Palm Beach county covering 2,578 square miles (it is the largest county east of the Mississippi River and bigger than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island)

The smallest is Union county at 245 square miles

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DID YOU KNOW?

St. Augustine is considered America's oldest city -- it was established in 1565 by Spain.

However, Native peoples first reached Florida at least 12,000 years ago

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DID YOU KNOW?

Florida became the twenty-seventh state in the United States on March 3, 1845.

It had a population of around 60,000 people.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Florida's 'State Animal' is the Florida Panther.

The 'State Marine Mammal' is the Manatee

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