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Science In Your Backyard: Florida


  • Southeast Ecological Science Center (Gainesville West)
    7920 NW 71st Street
    Gainesville, FL 32653
    Phone: (352) 378-8181
    Fax: (352) 378-4956
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Southeast Ecological Science Center (Crown Pointe)
    2201 NW 40th Terrace
    Gainesville, FL 32605
    Phone: (352) 378-8181
    Fax: (352) 374-8080
    Admin Fax: (352) 373-5763
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: AL, FL, GA, MS, PR, VI, Gulf Coast)
    U.S. Geological Survey
    Florida Mapping Partnership Office
    2010 Levy Avenue
    Tallahassee, FL 32310
    Phone: (850) 942-9500 x3034

  • USGS Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
    Box 110485
    Building 810
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL 32611-0485
    Phone: 352-392-1861
    Fax: 352-846-0841

  • USGS Florida Water Science Center
    Fort Lauderdale Office
    7500 SW 36th Street
    Davie, FL 33314
    Phone: (954) 377-5900
    Fax: (954) 377-5901

  • USGS Florida Water Science Center
    Orlando Office
    12703 Research Parkway Orlando, F
    L 32826 Phone: (407) 803-5500
    Fax: (407) 803-5501

  • USGS Florida Water Science Center
    Tampa Office
    10500 University Center Drive, Suite 215
    Tampa, FL 33612-6427
    Phone: (813) 498-5000
    Fax: (813) 498-5002

  • USGS Florida Water Science Center
    Fort Myers Office
    1400 Colonial Boulevard, Suite 70
    Fort Myers, FL 33907
    Phone: (239) 275-8448

  • USGS Florida Water Science Center
    Tallahassee Office
    2639 N. Monroe Street, Suite A-200 Tallahassee, FL
    32303 Phone: (850) 553-3640
    Fax: (805) 553-3641

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Florida State Facts

Image of Florida with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Tallahassee(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 53,927 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 18,801,310
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Britton Hill at 345 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Walton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Hernando County approx. 12 miles north-northwest of Brooksville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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