Jacksonville City Facts
|Country||USA (United States of America)|
|Total Area||885 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||30.3319° N, 81.6558° W|
|Time Zone||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Museum of Science and History,The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens,Fort Caroline National Memorial,Museum of Southern History|
|Universities||Jacksonville University,Jacksonville State University|
Jacksonville is a city in the U.S state of Florida. The settlement in Cowford as earlier known began in the year 1791 and the city received its present name in 1822 in honor of Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory. In 1821, Florida became a territory of the United States. The city grew rapidly and was chosen by the voters to consolidate the city and county governments in 1968. Thus Jacksonville was made the largest city in land area in United States. It is now the county seat of Duval County.
Jacksonville hotels provide comfy rooms and mouth-watering dishes to its guests. Hampton Inn & Suites Jacksonville-Deerwood Park, Wingate Inn Jacksonville East Windsor Parke, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Radisson Jacksonville Butler Boulevard, Crowne Plaza Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront, Omni Jacksonville Hotel, Homewood Suites Jacksonville, Wingate Inn Jacksonville South, Residence Inn, Hampton Inn Jacksonville I-95 Central, Wingate Inn and Jacksonville Marriott are the outstanding hotels in the city.
Amelia Island Surf & Racquet Club, Atlantic Beach Florida Hotel, The Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, Flaglers Crossing, Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville Beach, The Inn at Mayo Clinic, Marriott Sawgrass Beach Resort, The Oak Street Inn, Ponte Vedra Resorts, The Riverdale Inn, Springhill Suites Jacksonville Airport, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Bay Meadows, Best Western Jacksonville Airport, Best Western Oceanfront, Courtyard Jacksonville Butler Boulevard and Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville are some other hotelsin jacksonville.
Places of Attraction:
The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville Museum of Science and History, Forte Caroline National Memorial, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens that holds a large collection of European and American paintings, Klutho Building, the Old Morocco Temple Building, the Palm and Cycad Arboretum, and the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center are the interesting sites in the city. Jacksonville Beaches, Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, Riverplace Tower, which is the tallest precast, post-tensioned concrete structure in the world are the outdoor attractions of the city. Jacksonville Landing-an enclosed shopping and entertainment center and Pablo Historical Park add to the charm to Jacksonville.
Some restaurants in Jacksonville that offers are:-
American : All American Hot Dog,Atlantic Beach Sea Food Restaurant and Beach Road Chicken Dinners.
Chinese : China Buffet, Mandarin Dragon Chinese Restaurants, Daruma Japanese Steak House and Sakura Japanese Restaurant.
Mexican : De Leon Mexican Food and La Nopalera II.
There are lots of other restaurants available in Jacksonville that offers many other continental cuisines also. To name some of the most familiar restaurants in Jacksonville that are very much frequented by the visitors we can begin with Cafe Carmon, Chart House, Clark’s Fish Camp, Tree Steak House.