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Graceville
Jackson County, Florida

ZipCodes
32440




Page Contents for Graceville, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

Historical Events

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Graceville is approximately 2,423 (2005), 2278 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,090 (1990), 851 (2010).
The amount of land area in Graceville is 10.957 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Graceville is 4.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.258 sq kilometers.
The distance from Graceville to Washington DC is 738 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Graceville is positioned 30.96 degrees north of the equator and 85.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Graceville elevation is 150 feet above sea level.
Graceville median income is $ 23,031.
The Graceville median home price is $ 61,400.
The average winter temperature is 52 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 66.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 69.4 degrees F.

Location

in northwestern Florida in the panhandle area near the Alabama border. Nearby communities include Noma, Campbellton, Jacob City, Esto and Chipley all in Florida and Madrid, Slocomb and Malvern all in Alabama. Slocomb, Malvern, Taylor, Cottonwood and Hartford, Alabama, and Chipley and Bonifay, Florida.
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Graceville Historical Events

Late 1940's
Frank Faris and the Baptist College of Florida
At the end of World War I, an enlisted U.S. Army pilot named Frank Faris settled, I believe, in Arcadia, where he taught flying at Carlstrom and Dorr Airfield. He was converted to Christianity by a visiting revivalist, and became ultimately a preacher. He was for several years Associational Missionary of the South Florida Baptist Association, based in Lakeland. He was the founding spirit and co-founder of the Baptist Bible Institute in 1943. This school, at first, was sponsored by the association, moved to Graceville (northwest Florida, Jackson County) in 1953 and 1954, was taken over by the Florida Baptist Convention in 1957. Today it is known as the Baptist College of Florida, and it is making moves to become the only university supported by the Florida Baptist Convention (Stetson University's support by this convention was discontinued some years ago).

Graceville Schools

The Baptist College of Florida
5400 College Drive
Graceville, Florida 32440
Toll-free: 800-328-2660 Graceville

Miscellany

The population of Graceville was:
1990 - 2,675
2000 - 2,402
2005 - 2,423

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