Florida Gateway


Welcome to the Sunshine State! This section of AARoads covers the entire state of Florida. Photography and page contributions by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy, Carter Buchanan and Justin Cozart.

General Information

City / Area Guides

Interstate Guides

Toll Roads

(FTE = Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, MDX = Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, CFX = Central Florida Expressway Authority, OCX = Osceola County Expressway Authority)

U.S. Highways

Central Florida State Roads

North Florida State Roads

Northwest Florida State Roads

Southwest Florida State Roads

South Florida State Roads

Tampa Bay Area State Roads

Northern Florida County Roads

Central Florida County Roads

Southern Florida County Roads

Disney World Resort Roads

Other Roads

Mileage statitics cited throughout the Florida highway guides obtained from the FDOT Straight-Line Diagrams Online GIS Web Application.

Population Statistics

State Population
19,893,297
Metropolitan Populations
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 5,929,819 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 2,915,582 Orlando 2,321,418
Jacksonville 1,419,127 North Port - Sarasota - Bradenton 748,708 Lakeland-Winter Haven 634,638
Deltona - Daytona Beach - Ormond Beach 609,939 Palm Bay - Melbourne - Titusville 556,885 Pensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent 474,081
Top County Populations
Miami-Dade 2,662,874 Broward 1,869,235 Palm Beach 1,397,710
Hillsborough 1,316,298 Orange 1,253,001 Pinellas 938,098
Duval 897,698 Lee 679,513 Polk 634,638
Top City Populations
Jacksonville 842,583 Miami 417,650 Tampa 352,957
Orlando 255,483 St. Petersburg 249,688 Hialeah 233,394
Tallahassee 186,411 Fort Lauderdale 172,389 Port St. Lucie 171,016
Source: 2014 U.S. Census Estimate (metro populations and counties), 2013 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

Other Statistics

  • Capital: Tallahassee
  • Nickname: Sunshine State
  • State Flower: Orange Blossom
  • State Bird: Mockingbird
  • State Tree: Sabal Palm
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,472.05
  • Land Area: 54,136 square miles
  • Highest Point: Britton Hill 345 feet
  • Number of Counties: 67
  • Statehood: 27th state; admitted March 3, 1845

Major League Sports Franchises

Major Motorsport Speedways



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