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Duval surpasses 1 million population. Why does it matter?

Published on January 6, 2023 at 11:33 am

Without a party, Duval County likely surpassed 1 million in population between 2020 and 2021.

Consider it another quiet moment during the coronavirus pandemic.

It was 25 years earlier, in January 1996, when the five-county metro area reached a million people and marked it with a community celebration featuring “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden.

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