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Jacksonville, Florida — Where Big & Beautiful Intersect

Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in northern Florida, but it also gets kudos for having the largest number of land preserves Jacksonville, Florida -- Where Big & Beautiful Intersectand parks in the state. Jacksonville, Florida’s welcome sign, also boasts the trademark white sandy beaches of Florida and premier golf courses. You will not lack for things to do in Jacksonville. You can play outside in the warm climate or visit the large number of museums (art and history museums), even take in a NFL game to support the home team Jacksonville Jaguars.

When the weather is right (and that is most of the time), you can take part in a wide variety of festivals and concerts. There are an enormous amount of great entertainers who make Jacksonville a key stop on their tours. There are festivals like the Great Atlantic Seafood & Music Festival and the Jacksonville World of Nations.

The Tools You Need to Prepare for Jacksonville, FL

With the free tools that Ideal-Living offers, you can compare the best communities in the Jacksonville area to find the one that best suites you. Our website offers an abundance of great information and fun articles on a regular basis.

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  • Average Temperatures
    • Winter: 67/41 Spring: 80/54
    • Summer: 91/70 Fall: 81/63
  • Population: 842,583
  • Airport: Jacksonville International Airport
  • Average Property Tax: 1.047%
  • Sales Tax: 7.00%


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