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The population of Niceville is approximately 12,749 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,907 (2000), 5241 (2010).

The amount of land area in Niceville is 28.3 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Niceville is 10.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from Niceville to Washington DC is 799 miles. The distance to the Florida state capital is 132 miles. (as the crow flies)
Niceville is positioned 30.53 degrees north of the equator and 86.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Niceville elevation is 36 feet above sea level.
Niceville per capita income is $30,777 (2009).
Niceville median income is $61,922 (2009).

The Niceville median home price is $191,934 (2009).

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Niceville location: on the emerald coast and western panhandle of Florida about 28 miles from Gulf Breeze. Other nearby communities include: Valparaiso, Eglin, Eglin AFB, Lake Lorraine, Shalimar, Destin, Ocean City and cinco Bayou.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Niceville is sub-tropical with moderate weather year-round. Summer temperatures average between 70 and 92 degrees with gulf waters offering a cooling effect.
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History & History Related Items

Niceville history:

Niceville was first known as Boggy. It is believed Boggy Bayou began sometime during the 1970's. The name was changed to Niceville on 5 November 1910. The origin of the name is unknown but some have ventured it was named for Nice, France, because of the similarities of location and climate. Others say the new name was to help people remember the area was much nicer after the swamps were drained.

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The incorporation date of Niceville: 1938

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Niceville attractions: Eglin Air Force Base, Duke Field and Hurlburt Field are all nearby bringing employment, business, real estate and other opportunities to the area.

Air Force Armament Museum
near the main gate of Eglin Air Force Base
Phone: 850-882-4062
See over 1,000 artifacts and memorabilia a number of full-size planes such as the Flying Fortress and the Blackbird. Please call ahead for hours of operation.

Attractions in the area.

Information about Niceville at this site. Here is a visitors guide for Niceville.

The Mullet Festival
Held here each year in October. Tons of Mullet are eaten here at the festival each year. The festival is also known for its GREAT music. Don't miss this one!

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