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The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.

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34601, 34613, 34614

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Brooksville is approximately 7,264 (2000), 7719 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,953 (1990), 3504 (2010).

The amount of land area in Brooksville is 11.853 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.05 sq kilometers.
The distance from Brooksville to Washington DC is 782 miles. The distance to the Florida state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Brooksville is positioned 28.55 degrees north of the equator and 82.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Brooksville elevation is 175 feet above sea level.
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Brooksville location: on the west coast of Florida, about an hour drive from Tampa and 70 miles west of Orlando. Here is a map page for Brooksville.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Brooksville is temperate. Here is a page with current weather information for the area.
Brooksville average annual rainfall is 55.76 inches per year
Brooksville average temperature is 71.5 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Brooksville history:

Here is a history page for Brooksville created by Moton Elementary School students.

Settled in 1845, Brooksville was first known as Melendez. Later, it was merged with a neighboring community, Pierceville. It wasn't until 1856 that the town was finally named Brooksville to honor Preston Brooks. Brooks was a South Carolina Congressman who was a supporter of State Rights. Brooksville was also the county seat at that time. It was officially incorporated on 13 October 1880.

A history page for Brooksville.

Brooksville, Florida & the Civil War

The Hernando Heritage Museum
601 Museum Court
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Phone: 352-796-4811
FAX: 352-799-4716
the home of the Brooksville Raid, which is an annual event that has become the largest civil war reenactment in Florida. The Hernando Heritage Museum puts on many events, is open Tuesday thru Saturday 12:00 to 3:00 for tours and accepts memberships to the museum, all of which help raise money to keep the doors open. Our website describes in detail the Museum and its activities

Click here for the Civil War trail.
The settling of Brooksville: 1845
The founding of Brooksville: 1856
The incorporation date of Brooksville: October, 13, 1880

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Brooksville attractions:

"Brooksville - Our Town" award-winning webpage done by students at Moton Elementary School in Brooksville.

A Website for Brooksville

Brooksville is the County Seat of Hernando County

Rogers' Christmas House
103 Saxon Ave.
Brooksville, Florida 34601

World Museum of Poetry and Art

Citrus Attraction and Zoo
Boyette Groves
4355 Spring Lake Highway
Brooksville, Florida 34601

Quarry Golf Course
McKethan Park
Russell Street Park
Tom Varn Park
Tom Varn Stadium

Hernando County Fair
For More Information Contact Us At:
Hernando County Fair Association
6436 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: 352-796-4552
Fax: 352-799-2842

The Hernando Heritage Museum
601 Museum Court
Brooksville, Florida
Phone: 352-796-4811
FAX: 352-799-4716

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