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City of Jacksonville
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Flag of Jacksonville, FloridaOfficial seal of Jacksonville, Florida
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Location in Duval County and the state of Florida
Location in Duval County and the state of Florida
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Country United States
State Florida
CountyDuval
Founded1822
Incorporated1832
Consolidated[2]1968
Named forAndrew Jackson
Government
 • TypeStrong Mayor–Council
 • BodyJacksonville City Council
 • MayorLenny Curry (R)
Area
 • Total874.64 sq mi (2,265.30 km2)
 • Land747.45 sq mi (1,935.87 km2)
 • Water127.19 sq mi (329.42 km2)
Elevation16 ft (5 m)
Population
 • Total821,784
 • Estimate 
(2017)[6]
892,062
 • Rank1st in Florida
12th in United States
 • Density1,178.17/sq mi (454.89/km2)
 • Urban
1,065,219 (US: 40th)
 • Metro
1,504,980 (US: 39th)
 • CSA
1,631,488 (US: 34th)
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Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
32099, 32201–32212, 32214–32241, 32244–32247, 32250, 32254–32260, 32266, 32267, 32277, 32290
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FIPS code12-35000
GNIS feature ID0295003[9]
AirportJacksonville International Airport
Interstateslink                     = Interstate 10 in Florida link                     = Interstate 95 in Florida link                     = Interstate 295 (Florida) link                     = Interstate 795 (Florida)
WaterwaysSt. Johns River, Fall Creek, Arlington River
WebsiteCity of Jacksonville

Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and one of the 15 largest cities in the United States. It is home to the University of North Florida. It is the county seat of Duval County.

It is the largest city in the Continental United States in terms of area. It covers nearly all of Duval County in North Florida. The Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL play here.

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