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Putnam County, Florida


Page Contents for Palatka, Florida

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Palatka is approximately 10,705 (1997), 10558 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,325 (1990), 3972 (2010).
The amount of land area in Palatka is 16.296 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.481 sq kilometers.
The distance from Palatka to Washington DC is 695 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 170 miles. (as the crow flies)
Palatka is positioned 29.64 degrees north of the equator and 81.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Palatka average annual rainfall is 54 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 48 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80.5 degrees F.


in northeast Florida
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History & History Related Items

A brief history of Palatka
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Putnam County is known as the "Bass Capital of the World"

A Picture Tour of Palatka, Florida and the surrounding area.

David Browning RR Museum
Reid & 11th Streets
P.O. Box 2248
Palatka, Florida 32178
Phone: (386) 328-1539

The Blue Crab Festival
Palatka, Florida
held on Memorial Day Weekend each year

Florida Azalea Festival
March 10th - 12th, 2000 is the 55th Annual Festival
Held in Historical downtown Palatka and Memorial Park
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Palatka City Government

Palatka is the County seat of Putnam County.

Putnam County Government
514 St. Johns Avenue
Palatka, FL 32178-0758
Phone: (386)329-0212
FAX: (386)329-1216

Putnam County Commissioners

City of Palatka
201 N. 2nd St.
Palatka, Florida 32177-3735
Phone: (386) 329-0100D
Fax: (386)329-0106

Palatka Police Department

Palatka Chamber

Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 550
Palatka, FL 32178-0550
Phone: (386) 328-1503
Fax: (386) 328-7076

Palatka Organizations

Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 550
Palatka, FL 32178-0550
Phone: (386) 328-1503
Fax: (386) 328-7076

Palatka Schools

Putnam County School District


St. Johns River Community College and Florida School of the Arts. Several campuses in the surrounding areas and counties.

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