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Florida Relocation Guide

Many are drawn to Florida for various reasons—maybe you landed a great new job here, you’re trying to escape cold winters, or you’re ready to retire and live a relaxed and casual lifestyle. Whatever the reason, Palm Beach County is one of the United States’ most exciting areas. The region is overflowing with amenities—whether you seek an evening out in a vibrant and cosmopolitan urban area or a relaxed day at one of the country’s most beautiful beaches.

In this guide, we’re sharing some facts about life in Palm Beach County and Florida. If you’re convinced that moving to Florida is the right move for you, then the next step is to determine where you’re going to live. Daisy has you covered. After all, you don’t have to wait until you set foot in Florida to get started.

Palm Beach County Facts

  • Average winter daytime temperature in Palm Beach County is 74 degrees and 89 degrees in the summer
  • Palm Beach County is often called the “The Golf Capital of Florida” with more than 150 public and private golf courses
  • Palm Beach County is the spring training home of the Florida Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, and Washington Nationals
  • Saltwater and freshwater fishing enthusiasts alike enjoy some of the best fishing opportunities in North America right here in Palm Beach County
  • Palm Beach County’s Parks and Recreation Department operates 110 parks and recreation facilities. Many county parks feature athletic facilities, campsites, trails and beaches.

State Facts

  • Nickname: The Sunshine State
  • Capital: Tallahassee
  • Biggest City: Jacksonville
  • State Bird: Mockingbird
  • State Flower: Orange blossom
  • State Animal: Florida Panther
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (except a small portion of northwest Florida, which is in Central Time Zone)

Florida Fun Facts

  • Florida has 825 miles of beaches
  • Florida is the only state that borders both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
  • Florida was the 27th state to join the union on March 3, 1845
  • Florida is the third most populous state in the nation
  • Florida’s original Spanish name is La Florida, which means “place of flowers.” Several historians think Ponce de Leon chose the name to honor the blooming flowers he saw
  • On average, Florida has 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Florida has more than 1,200 golf courses—the most golf courses in any US state
  • Florida is the flattest state in the US, with a mean elevation of only 100 feet
  • 75% of the country’s oranges are from Florida
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