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Jacksonville is a city in Onslow County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for President Andrew Jackson.
The latitude of Jacksonville is 34.753N. The longitude is -77.43W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 67,386.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jacksonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Onslow County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jacksonville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28543 ZIP code.
13% of Jacksonville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jacksonville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jacksonville was $14,237, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Jacksonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Jacksonville include Mill Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Jacksonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.
Libraries in Jacksonville include Law Library, Onslow County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jacksonville include Jacksonville Daily News
TV stations in Jacksonville include WPXU, WUNM.
Onslow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jacksonville political report.
The average commute time for Jacksonville workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jacksonville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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