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Saint Augustine is a city in Saint Johns County, in the Jacksonville metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Saint Augustine is 29.894N. The longitude is -81.314W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,915.


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Median household income
Local
$32,358
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saint Augustine demographic reports
Saint Augustine is between the Matanzas and San Sebastian rivers.
Founded in 1565, city claims the title of "the nation's oldest city."

Sir Francis Drake sacked the city in 1586.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 113. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 9.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1971 movie, "The Last Picture Show"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • First Coast Nature and Birding Festival - April 12-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saint Augustine web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: St. Augustine Beach, Anastasia State Recreation Area, Guana River State Park
Historic sites and museums: Castillo de San Marcos and Ft. Matanzas National Monuments, Lightner Museum, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, Museum of Weapons and Early American History, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, Gonzalez-Alvarez House, Llambias House
Colleges and universities: Flagler College, St. Johns River Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Henry M. Flagler, the Standard Oil magnate, may have been searching for the Fountain of Youth when he first visited St. Augustine, in the winter of 1883-84, or he may have just wanted to get warm.
-- An American Notebook
Philip Hamburger

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14% of Saint Augustine residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Augustine ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Augustine was $21,225, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Saint Augustine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Saint Augustine include Abbott Tract Historic District, Lincolnville Historic District, Model Land Company Historic District, St. Augustine Town Plan Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Saint Augustine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $545.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $942.


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Libraries in Saint Augustine include Saint Johns County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Saint Augustine include Saint Augustine Record

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Saint Johns County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Augustine political report.

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Saint Augustine restaurants taking online reservations include 95 Cordova Restaurant, Opus 39 ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Saint Augustine workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Saint Augustine between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Saint Augustine include Alhambra Inn-Best Value, Anastasia Inn, Avenida Inn, Best Western Historical Inn, Best Western Saint Augustine, Casa Monica, Clarion Collection Casa Del Mar, Clarion Collection Castillo Real, Colony Reef Club, Comfort Suites at the World Golf Village ... More hotels.

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“ Henry M. Flagler, the Standard Oil magnate, may have been searching for the Fountain of Youth when he first visited St. Augustine, in the winter of 1883-84, or he may have just wanted to get warm. ”
~ An American Notebook
Philip Hamburger

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