Place:Santa Rosa, Florida, United States

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Santa Rosa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the population was 117,743, while a July 1, 2005, estimate placed the population at 143,105, an 18% increase making it the 84th fastest growing county in the United States between 2000 and 2005. The 2010 census counted 151,372 inhabitants. Its county seat is Milton.

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History

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Santa Rosa County was created in 1842. It was named for the Roman Catholic saint, Rosa de Viterbo.

Santa Rosa County repealed its prohibition on alcohol in 2005.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1842 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1869 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1878 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 2,883
1860 5,480
1870 3,312
1880 6,645
1890 7,961
1900 10,293
1910 14,897
1920 13,670
1930 14,083
1940 16,085
1950 18,554
1960 29,547
1970 37,741
1980 55,988
1990 81,608

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External links

www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/


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