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Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Springfield is approximately 9,000 (2002), 8903 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,673 (1990), 3478 (2010).
The amount of land area in Springfield is 9.882 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.505 sq kilometers.
The distance from Springfield to Washington DC is 783 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Springfield is positioned 30.16 degrees north of the equator and 85.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.


near Panama City and southwest of Tallahassee in the Panhandle of Florida.
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History & History Related Items

On February 26, 1935, thirty-eight qualified voters gathered to select officers and organize a new municipal government. Sam Roberts was elected as the first Mayor; Mrs. A.S. Weeks, Town Clerk; and Jasper Jasperson was the Marshall. Five Aldermen were elected by this group of 38 voters: J.T. Webb, Joel S. Suggs, B.C. Strother, R.E. Anderson, and Dave Cutchin.

In 2002, Springfield boast of a population of almost 9,000 and continues to be one of the more progressive cities in the county, with four schools, twenty two churches, five medical facilities, municipal cable system, three major parks, two athletic fields, boat ramp, convenient shopping, fast food, and quiet residential area.
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Springfield City Government

City officials as of 4-2002:
Current Mayor: Robert Walker
Commissioner: Carl Curti, Ward 1
Commissioner: Earnest Jordon, Ward 2
Commissioner: Beth McLean, Ward 3
Commissioner: John Gipson, Ward 4 Springfield


The population of Springfield was:
1990 - 8,715
2002 - 9,000

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