10 Fun Facts About Living In The State Of Florida

Dated: November 22 2021

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10 Fun Facts About Living in the State of Florida


10 Fun Facts About Living in Florida


Thinking about moving to Florida and want a little more information about living in the Sunshine State? At the Sandy Hartmann Real Estate Group, we've put together a fun list of 10 facts about living in Florida you may not be aware of! Read below to find out why we love living in the Sunshine State!


Here are 10 Fun Facts about living in Florida:



Clearwater Beach, FL


  • 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

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  • No Matter Where You Are in Florida, You Are Never More Than 60 Miles From the Ocean


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  • The Sun Shines In St Petersburg on Average, 361 Days Per Year


  • Pinellas County Has 35 Miles of White Sandy Beaches

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  • 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!



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 (aka "Champa Bay"), 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 you get started!

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Mary Frances Cormican

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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