About Jax

About Jacksonville

“Jacksonville. Where Florida Begins”

Quick Facts – –

  • With more than 800,000 residents, Jacksonville ranks as the 14th largest city in the United States in population.
  • Jacksonville covers 841 square miles, and is the largest city in the contiguous United States.
  • Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the United States.
  • There are three major Interstate Highways running through Jacksonville- I-95, I-295 and I-10, and four major US highways.
  • Jacksonville is a full-service international seaport.
  • By car, Jacksonville is:
    • Forty minutes from Fernandina Beach/Amelia Island
    • Thirty-five minutes from historic St. Augustine
    • Two and a half hours from Orlando
    • Six hours from Atlanta

Links to information about Jacksonville – -

For information about visiting Jacksonville:
The Jacksonville & the Beaches Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

For information about businesses in Jacksonville:
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

For information about City of Jacksonville:
City of Jacksonville

For information about downtown Jacksonville:
Downtown Vision, Inc.