MARINELAND, Fla. (AP) — FAST FACTS ABOUT MARINELAND
COUNTY: Marineland straddles two counties, Flagler and St. Johns.
SIZE: Its landmass is .3 square miles but its east boundary extends 3 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean.
POPULATION: 2010 U.S. Census lists the population as 16, but town officials say there are 5 permanent residents.
TAX BASE: There are five taxable properties held by two owners, or $3.13 million in property taxed at the rate of 9.3912 per $1,000 of taxable property; about $80,000 was paid in property taxes in 2012.
SOURCES: U.S. Census, Flagler County Property Appraiser
SIZING THINGS UP
Depending on how the count is made, Marineland is tied with Weeki Wachee as Florida's smallest city with a population of five. The latest U.S. Census, though, puts it at No. 3 with a population of 16. Florida's five smallest cities are:
1. Weeki Wachee, 5, Hernando County
2. Bay Lake, 9, Orange County
3. Marineland, 16, Flagler and St. Johns counties
4. Lake Buena Vista, 22, Orange County
5. Lazy Lake, 25, Broward County
SOURCE: Florida League of Cities