Place:Fernandina Beach, Nassau, Florida, United States


NameFernandina Beach
Alt namesAmelia Beachsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12006128
Egmont Townsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12006128
Fernandinasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12006128
Coordinates30.663°N 81.452°W
Located inNassau, Florida, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Fernandina Beach is a city in Nassau County in the state of Florida in the United States of America, on Amelia Island. It is among Florida's northernmost cities, and is one of the principal municipalities comprising Greater Jacksonville. The area was first inhabited by the Timucuan Indian tribe. Known as the "Isle of 8 Flags", it has had the flags of the following nations flown over it since 1562: France, Spain, Great Britain, Spain (again), the Patriots of Amelia Island, the Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. It is the only municipality in the United States that has flown eight different national flags.

According to the 2010 census, the city population was 11,487. It is the seat of Nassau County.

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