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Daytona Beach
Volusia County, Florida

ZipCodes
32114, 32118

Motto
"Big Beach, Big Fun"
The World's Most Famous Beach



Page Contents for Daytona Beach, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Daytona Beach is approximately 64,138 1997, 61005 2010.
The approximate number of families is 32,167 1990, 27314 2010.
The amount of land area in Daytona Beach is 83.521 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 10.305 sq kilometers.
The distance from Daytona Beach to Washington DC is 711 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 216 miles. (as the crow flies)
Daytona Beach is positioned 29.19 degrees north of the equator and 81.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

on the east Atlantic coast of Florida, northeast of Orlando
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Climate


mild and pleasant year-round!
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History & History Related Items

In the early years of the 20th century between about 1902 and 1935, many came to Daytona Beach, not for the sandy beaches or wonderful sunshine, but to set new speed records in the new automobile! Records were set by speedsters, such as Barney Oldfield, Sir Henry Segrave and Sir Malcolm Campbell.
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Attractions

Home of Daytona International Raceway. Many old-time speed records were set on the flat sand beaches here. Some of the beaches still allow cars to be driven on them, though care should be taken during the drives. Near the fishing pier is a wide promenade with much recreation available along it. Next to the speedway is the Daytona Beach Kennel Club where you may find Greyhound racing. A brand new water park called "Adventure Landing" was recently built 1999 in Daytona Beach adding to the attractions.

Daytona International Speedway
1 miles east of I-95, exit 87A or 87 on US 92. Racing here includes stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles and go-carts. Guided tours are available.
Phone: 904-254-2700 for information
Phone: 904-253-7223 for tickets
TDD: 904-947-6700

DAYTONA USA
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1245
Phone: 904/947-6800
Fax: 904/947-6802
See live shows and participate in activities. Speedway tours are available.

Halifax Historical Society Museum
252 S. Beach St.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: 904/255-6976
Fax: 904/255-7605
See Daytona Beach history, African-American heritage and much more including an 800 year old dug-out canoe. This museum is in the 1911 Merchants Bank building. You may see many photographs, postcards and memorabilia from the early days of car racing. Of particular interest is a miniature replica of the 1938 boardwalk and bandshell.

Museum of Arts and Sciences and Planetarium
1040 Museum Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL
Phone: 904/255-0285
Fax: 904/255-5040
Florida history, American art, gardens, pre-columbian artifacts and much more.
Of special interest is the 13 foot tall skeleton of a giant ground sloth. See also the Cuban Museum with all types of art forms. Nature trails and a planetarium are also available.

Southeast Museum of Photography
1200 International Speedway Blvd, Building 37
Daytona Beach Community College
Dayton Beach, Florida
Phone: 904-254-4475
See both permanent and changing exhibits at this museum

The Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
The main attraction for Ponce Inlet, Florida is the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse. The lighthouse is now a national landmark. This attraction is near Daytona Beach.

Lighthouse Point Park and Recreation Area
A1A S @ Ponce Inlet
Daytona Beach, FL
Phone: 904/756-7488
Lighthouse view, beachfront, fishing, nature trail, picnicking, swimming. Restrooms, showers. Wheelchair-accessible boardwalk.

Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
154 S. Beach St
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: 904/252-6531
Free tours Mon - Fri. Watch all types of candy being made!

Places to go & Things to see in the Daytona Beach area.
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Daytona Beach City Government

City Hall
1672 S Ridgewood Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32119-8410
Phone: 904-322-3000

Daytona Beach Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
126 E Orange Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4406
Phone: 904-255-0981


Chamber Of Commerce
1056 Ridgewood Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32117-2834
Phone: 904-255-7311


Chamber Of Commerce
3048 S Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32118-6102
Phone: 904-761-7163

Daytona Beach Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
126 E Orange Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4406
Phone: 904-255-0981


Chamber Of Commerce
1056 Ridgewood Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32117-2834
Phone: 904-255-7311


Chamber Of Commerce
3048 S Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32118-6102
Phone: 904-761-7163

Daytona Beach Libraries

Florida Regional Library-Blind
420 Platt St
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2804
Phone: 904-239-6000


Sarah Cornelia Young Library
302 Vermont Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4643
Phone: 904-239-6436


Volusia County Library Center
1290 Indian Lake Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32124-1038
Phone: 904-248-1745


City Island Library Ctr
105 E Magnolia Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4423
Phone: 904-257-6036


Dickerson Community Ctr Libr
308 S Martin Luther King Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4820
Phone: 904-239-6478


Holly Hill Public Library
1066 Ridgewood Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32117-2800
Phone: 904-239-6454


Library Service Bureau
420 Platt St
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2804
Phone: 904-239-6050

Daytona Beach Schools

Volusia County School Supt
729 Loomis Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4723
Phone: 904-255-6475



HIGHER EDUCATION


Bethune-Cookman College
640 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
Main Phone: 386-255-1401 Daytona Beach

Miscellany

The population of Daytona Beach was:
1990 - 61,900
1997 - 64,138

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