Levy County

Levy County, Florida

PO Box 610
Bronson, FL 32621
Phone: (352) 486-5100
Fax: (352) 486-5166

On Gulf coast of FL, west of Ocala; organized Mar 10, 1845 from Alachua and Marion counties. Name Origin: For David Levy [Yulee] (1810-86), West Indian-born FL legislator, first U.S. senator from FL (1845-51; 1855-61), and member of the Confederate Congress (1861-65)

Area (sq mi):: 1412.32 (land 1118.38; water 293.94) Population per square mile: 34.00
Population 2005: 37,998 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 32.90% Population 2000: 34,450 (White 83.20%; Black or African American 11.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,746; median household $26,959; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,143-$19,146
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 31.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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As the years passed, and much of the Levy County coastline was stripped of cedars, pines, cypress and Sabal palms, the locals continued commercial gill net fishing.
In addition to that, officials from the Levy County Sheriff's Office, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the State Attorney's Office also responded to the scene in order to assist with the investigation. 
The company will also no longer move forward with the Levy County nuclear project and customers will not pay any further costs associated with the project.
* $41,000 for renovation of the Levy County Courthouse.
Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, have completed the final environmental impact statement for the combined licenses for Progress Energy's proposed Levy County Units 1 and 2 in Florida.
The agreement has been developed collaboratively with the Office of Public Counsel and other consumer advocates, and will offer customers a refund of a portion of Crystal River Nuclear Plant (CR3) replacement fuel costs and rate certainty related to the company's proposed Levy County nuclear project and base rates.
To meet the growing needs in the Levy County area the Bronson Center was opened in 1987.
In Florida he was a member of the Levy County Sheriff's VOICE Program for several years.
Jack Wilkinson has taught generations of Levy County students during his lifetime, and his gift to Central Florida Community College will ensure that generations more have access to higher education.
As part of the agreement, the company will retire the two oldest coal-fired units at the Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County after a new, advanced-design nuclear plant is built in Levy County. Doing so will reduce the company's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by more than 5 million tons per year, which is the equivalent of removing more than 830,000 vehicles from Florida's roads.