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Old 11-05-2019, 08:56 AM
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Our first time in or around North Florida and the entire family says, "It doesn't feel like Florida."

We're enjoying St Augustine, its a great quaint old town but something about it is missing.

So where's the invisible line between north and south Florida?
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Old 11-05-2019, 08:59 AM
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I'll go with SR60.
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Our first time in or around North Florida and the entire family says, "It doesn't feel like Florida."

We're enjoying St Augustine, its a great quaint old town but something about it is missing.

So where's the invisible line between north and south Florida?
It's called Central Florida!
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Where is sr60 and central FL?
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Old 11-05-2019, 09:09 AM
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Gainesville to Tampa = Central FL. Everything North, is, well, North. And South of Tampa = S. Florida.
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I would consider anything north of Ocala to be N FL and anything south of Sebring/Sarasota/Fort Pierce to be S FL.
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I always heard it a line across the top of lake Okee.....kinda from Tampa Bay area to West Palm Beach.
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I would say State Road 60 my self but the FWC Splits the Spring Turkey season into two halves. North FL zone and South FL zone. They use State Road 70 as the line FWIW

https://myfwc.com/hunting/season-dates/

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Thanks, anyone else see what we're referring to?
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Old 11-05-2019, 09:33 AM
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Originally Posted by YFMF View Post
Thanks, anyone else see what we're referring to?
Your issue is that St. Augustine is a tourist trap, the entire town is amiss imo
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Originally Posted by YFMF View Post
Thanks, anyone else see what we're referring to?
You're up in the north east corner...pretty much in Georgia. Those short fan desert palms, and lots of tall grass. The beaches can be confused with anywhere along central coast USA.

Now quickly go look at shots of say..Captiva Island, or Bokelia (little pine island)...look at the much more tropical lush green, taller nice Areca palm trees, nicer beaches. And undoubtedly nicer beaches.
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Old 11-05-2019, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by joshscott84 View Post
Your issue is that St. Augustine is a tourist trap, the entire town is amiss imo
Not "A" tourist trap, THE original tourist trap before Disney. Now, St. Augustine is a neat, quaint area. It's reinvented itself, and done a good job of it.

Palm Beach is south Florida..Stuart is kinda north Florida, Port St. Lucie is south Florida, Sebastian is north Florida, and everything north of that is north Florida.
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Originally Posted by mikefloyd View Post
I would consider anything north of Ocala to be N FL and anything south of Sebring/Sarasota/Fort Pierce to be S FL.
I agree but you forgot Central Florida.

We are the most important part of the state and the entire country because we will decide the 2020 election here : )
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Extreme North Florida = The South
South Florida = The Northeast
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I get exactly what you're asking.
I've lived in both on the east coast and would personally divide that line right around Cocoa Beach. Probably at I-50
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Originally Posted by YFMF View Post
Our first time in or around North Florida and the entire family says, "It doesn't feel like Florida."

We're enjoying St Augustine, its a great quaint old town but something about it is missing.

So where's the invisible line between north and south Florida?
Too many people with teeth?
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Old 11-05-2019, 10:04 AM
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The further south you go in Florida, the further "North" it feels.
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Originally Posted by NCSUboater View Post
Extreme North Florida = The South
South Florida = The Northeast
If you want to go south is south florida, you need to go north..
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St. Augustine is where south Floridians go to escape "Florida".
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When in Salt Springs, I consider myself to be in North Central Florida
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