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Becoming Jacksonville

At the beginning of its bicentennial year Jacksonville ought to be an easier place to describe than it is. For 199 years — longer than any of Florida’s other large cities have been around — Jacksonville has persisted and outgrown them all. Jacksonville is authentic.

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Surprising Jacksonville

For newcomers to Jacksonville, the city can be surprising in many ways. Once you get past the city’s sprawling size, and begin to explore neighborhoods new and old, you begin to sense there’s more here than meets the eye.

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