Miami is a major city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida, in the United States. Miami is the county seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida. It is a principal city of the South Florida metropolitan area, which had a 2008 population of 5,414,712; ranking 7th largest in the U.S.. The Miami Urbanized Area (as defined by the Census Bureau) was the fifth most populous urbanized area in the U.S. in the 2000 census with a population of 4,919,036.
Tallahassee is the capital of the State of Florida, USA, the county seat of Leon County, and the 133rd biggest city in the USA. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida in 1824. In 2008, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 171,922, while the 2008 Tallahassee metropolitan area is estimated at 357,259.
Jacksonville is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, and is the county seat of Duval County. Since 1968, as a result of the consolidation of the city and county government, and a corresponding expansion of the city limits to include almost the entire county, Jacksonville is the largest city in land area in the contiguous United States.
Tampa is a Gulf Coast city in the U.S. state of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County. Tampa is located on the west coast of Florida. The population of Tampa in 2000 was 303,447. According to the 2008 estimates, the city's population had grown to 340,882, making it the 53rd largest city in the United States. The current location of Tampa was once inhabited by various indigenous cultures, most recently the Tocobaga.
Orlando is a city in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat of Orange County and the center of the Greater Orlando metropolitan region. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area has a population of 2,054,574 while the city-proper population is 230,519 (July 2008 estimate) . It is the fifth largest city in Florida by population. It was incorporated on July 31, 1875, and became a city in 1885.
Gainesville is a city in Alachua County, Florida, United States. It is the county seat and the largest city in Alachua County. Gainesville is also home to the University of Florida, which is one of the largest universities in the United States. Santa Fe College is also located in Gainesville. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated a 2007 population of 278,375.
Macclenny is a city in Baker County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,459 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Baker County. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,030 .
Panama City is a city in and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. Located along U.S. Route 98 between Tallahassee, Florida and Pensacola, Florida it is the largest city between Pensacola and Tallahassee. It is the larger (population-wise) of two principal cities of the Panama City-Lynn Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 36,417. It is located just east of the vacation destination of Panama City Beach.
Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,593 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,769 . It is the county seat of Bradford County.
Titusville is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The population was 40,670 at the 2000 census. As of 2008, the estimated population according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 44,756. It is the county seat of Brevard County. Called "Space City, USA," Titusville is a popular area situated near the Kennedy Space Center and Canaveral National Seashore. Titusville is a principal city of the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Brisbane is a small city located in the northern part of San Mateo County, California on the lower slopes of San Bruno Mountain. It is on the northeastern edge of South San Francisco, next to the San Francisco Bay and near the San Francisco International Airport. The population was 3,597 as of the 2000 census. Brisbane is called "The City of Stars" because of a holiday tradition established over 65 years ago.
Ralph Wedgwood (1766–1837) was an English inventor and member of the Wedgood family of potters. His most notable invention was the earliest form of carbon paper, a method of creating duplicate paper documents, which he called "stylographic writer". He obtained a patent for the invention in 1806. Ralph was the cousin and business partner of Josiah Wedgwood. Funding for Ralph's inventions were provided by Josiah's eldest son, Josiah Wedgwood II.