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Old 02-12-2010, 01:48 AM
 
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Just wondering if there are any areas that have a lot of really really floridian people that have been here for many generations.
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Old 02-12-2010, 05:17 AM
 
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Some of northern and western Lake County (minus The Villages). Most of Marion County, and a good chunk of Sumter County. Also look in Okeechobee and Glades County.
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Old 02-12-2010, 06:43 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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How far south? Here's some towns to start with:
Williston
Hawthorne and Keystone Heights
Dunnellion
Ocklawaha
Umatilla
and Reddick.

You'll find if you stay away from your largers cities, you'll find a better ratio of natives.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:38 AM
 
Location: Global citizen
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Deland, Bithlo/Christmas, chuluota, geneva. Most of lake county.
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:01 AM
 
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Clewiston, Davie, LaBelle, Okeechobee
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Deer Park , New York
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I know here in NY someone calls me a cracker i'm gonna tune them up
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Hernando, FL
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I know a lot of native folks, myself included, that left Pinellas County to live in Citrus County.......Inverness, Homasassa, Lecanto. Citrus is kind of like what Pinellas was 30 years ago, some breathing room around here.
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:43 AM
 
Location: FLORIDA
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the "Heartland" - Highlands Co, Polk Co.
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Old 02-12-2010, 12:26 PM
 
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Just wondering if there are any areas that have a lot of really really floridian people that have been here for many generations.
Brevard & Osceola County on the cattle ranches where the word cracker originates-referring to the ranchers cracking their whips to move the cattle.
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:34 PM
 
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Brevard & Osceola County on the cattle ranches where the word cracker originates-referring to the ranchers cracking their whips to move the cattle.
very true, one of the largest, if not the largest cattle ranch in the US is in Ocseola county
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