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St. Augustine Powerpoint

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St. Augustine Powerpoint

  1. 1. St. Augustine St. Augustine The greatest place to live Presented By: Brandon Hernandez, Kelly Sheptock, and Allison Stroup
  2. 2. Climate, Population, Natural Boundaries, and Location <ul><li>Climate: </li></ul><ul><li>Many consider St. Augustine’s climate </li></ul><ul><li>as a three season cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>Hot and humid summers </li></ul><ul><li>Location: </li></ul><ul><li>North- eastern part of Florida </li></ul><ul><li>An hour and fifty minutes away from Orlando </li></ul><ul><li>Population: </li></ul><ul><li>12,284 citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Population grew 4.07% since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Boundaries: </li></ul><ul><li>bordered by the St. Augustine Inlet, </li></ul><ul><li>the San Sebastian River and the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul>
  3. 3. Historical Data <ul><li>Oldest European city in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Was the Spanish center in North America for nearly 200 years </li></ul><ul><li>Castillo de San Marcos was built to protect the city </li></ul><ul><li>British gained control of the city in 1763 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Real Estate <ul><li>Five bedroom, four bathroom, waterfront, single-family home for $1,250,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Two bedroom, two bathroom condo for $349,000 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Schools <ul><li>18 Elementary schools </li></ul><ul><li>7 Middle schools </li></ul><ul><li>7 High schools </li></ul><ul><li>2 private schools </li></ul><ul><li>3 colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind </li></ul>
  6. 6. Health Facilities <ul><li>Flagler Hospital- one of the top hospitals in Florida and in the nation </li></ul><ul><li>5% in nation for patient safety </li></ul>
  7. 7. Industries and Businesses
  8. 8. Transportation <ul><li>Trolleys are one of the most popular ways </li></ul><ul><li>Horse-drawn carriages </li></ul><ul><li>Driving </li></ul><ul><li>Horse-drawn carriages </li></ul><ul><li>4 airports within a 50 mile radius Horse-drawn carriages </li></ul>
  9. 9. Attractions <ul><li>Scenic Cruise </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphin watches </li></ul><ul><li>Light shows </li></ul><ul><li>Smile High Parasail </li></ul><ul><li>6-Golf courses </li></ul><ul><li>2-Amusement parks </li></ul><ul><li>15- State parks </li></ul><ul><li>2-Museums </li></ul><ul><li>8-Zoos and aquariums </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Lo </li></ul>
  11. 11. Websites Used <ul><li>http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/schools/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Augustine,_Florida </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ci.st-augustine.fl.us/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://oldcity.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://staugustine.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/South/Florida/St._Augustine/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.staugustine.com/gallery/bay/13.shtml </li></ul>

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