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Flagler County is a county on the east coast of the US state of Florida. Based on the 2010 census, the
population was 95,696. Flagler county was created in 1917 from portions of Saint Johns and Volusia Counties.
The county seat is Bunnell. The
county is named for Henry Morrison Flagler, who built the
Florida East Coast Railway.
Flagler County is included in the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL metropolitan statistical area, and is also included in the Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL Combined Statistical Area.
The county is named for Henry M. Flagler, Florida East Coast Railway.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Flagler County is one of the twelve East Coast counties of Florida and is located between St. Johns and Volusia Counties. Twenty miles of Atlantic coast line border Flagler County on the east with Crescent Lake forming a large part of its western border. Flagler County, Florida was not created until July 1, 1917. The county is named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a famous railroad builder who built the Florida East Coast Railway
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 571 square miles (1,478 km2), of which, 485 square miles (1,256 km2) of it is land and 86 square miles (222 km2) of it is water, much of it in the Atlantic Ocean. The total area is 15.03% water.
Flagler county is located on the east coast. Flagler Beach is
considered by many as Florida's finest beach for natural, unspoiled
beauty. There is more than 19 miles of cinnamon colored sand.
Bordering counties are as follows:
Flagler County Public Schools enroll about 13,000 students. It includes two public high schools, Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas High School. The county also has 5 elementary schools and 2 middle schools. All elementary schools will be Pre-K to 6th grade and middle schools 7th and 8th.
Flagler County schools are:
In addition, Daytona State College maintains a branch campus in Palm Coast.