Dixie County


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Dixie County, Florida

PO Box 1206
Cross City, FL 32628
Phone: (352) 498-1200
Fax: (352) 498-1201
www.dixiecounty.org

On the Gulf coast of FL, west of Gainesville; organized Apr 25, 1921 from Lafayette County. Name Origin: For the name applied to the Confederate States, from the song composed in 1859 by Daniel Decatur Emmett (1815-1904), said to be derived from a Creole pronunciation of the second name in the Mason and Dixon Line

Area (sq mi):: 863.66 (land 704.01; water 159.65) Population per square mile: 20.80
Population 2005: 14,647 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 30.60% Population 2000: 13,827 (White 87.70%; Black or African American 9.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,559; median household $26,082; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,295-$16,239
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 30.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This month, my attention goes to the even-more-rustic shoreline north of the river and the town bearing its name to Horseshoe Beach, in coastal Dixie County.
Caption: RETIRED DIXIE COUNTY JUDGE FRED KOBERLEIN is "living the dream.
Dixie County case because its plaintiff was no longer planning to move to Dixie County.
ALABAMA: O474 acres in Fayette County FLORIDA O480 acres, O1609 acres, O1662 acres, O3364 acres in Dixie County MISSISSIPPI: O43 acres, O80 acres, and O480 acres in Pontotoc County O103 acres and O151 acres in Benton County O140 acres and O154 acres in Lafayette County O588 in Marshall County O78 in Yalobusha County
Steinhatchee, and the adjacent Taylor and Dixie county shoreline, is well known for vast grassflats and crystal clear Gulf waters.
19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, Dixie County became the first in Florida to announce the availability of Smart911.
Most recently, a federal court ruled against a Commandments monument at the Dixie County Courthouse to Florida.
Dixie County Courthouse, 214 NE 351 Highway, Cross City 32628.
Other Florida customers that are using the AutoPulse as part of their resuscitation efforts include: Baptist Hospital Bay Point - South Miami Hospital, Baptist Medical Center - Jacksonville, Boca Grove Plantation Fire Department, City of Coral Gables Fire Department, Dania Beach Fire Department, City of Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety Department, Delray Beach Fire Department, Deltona Fire Department, Dixie County EMS, Hallandale Beach Fire Department, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, Key Biscayne Fire Department, Key Largo Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
According to David Capo, owner of The Crab Ranch in Dixie County, the 2012 crop of Gulf stone crabs was below par.
In 2005, an employee of Anderson's called the Dixie County Board of County Commissioners and asked if they would accept a Ten Commandments monument for the courthouse.
That's a very real question for Dixie County Emergency Services.