Chapters: Fun Coast. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 61. Not illustrated.
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million books without charge. Excerpt: Fun Coast The Fun Coast is a
region of Florida, in the United States. It extends along the
Atlantic, or eastern, coast of the state, from Marineland to
Canaveral National Seashore, and includes all of Flagler County and
Volusia County. It is bounded by the Space Coast on the south and
by the First Coast on the north. It is bounded by the Central
Florida region on the west, and by the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
Although Flagler County is sometimes included with the First Coast
region, and Volusia County is sometimes included with the Central
Florida region for demographics and statistics, those regions
frequently omit the two counties in publications and guides (see
also: Forgotten Coast). This caused the local governments and NGOs
in Flagler and Volusia to pool their resources and cooperate in
many affairs. The Convention and visitor bureaus in both counties
started to promote the region as Florida's Fun Coast. The Fun Coast
region has a humid subtropical climate (Koppen Cfa), with warm
temperatures and the threat of thunderstorms during the summer, and
rare winter frosts on occasion. The area is listed by the USDA as
being in hardiness zone 9, which is about the northern limit of
where Date palms can be grown. Highs usually range between 71 and
91 F (21 and 33 C) year round. The United States Census Bureau
separates the Fun Coast into two metropolitan statistical areas.
The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metropolitan Statistical
Area includes Volusia County. The Palm Coast, Florida Metropolitan
Statistical Area includes Flagler County. The region is governed by
the two counties in the area. In total there are 21 municipalities
or incorporated places in the region. Each one of the mu...More:
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