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Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach metropolitan area

Volusia-Flagler area
Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach
Map of Volusia-Flagler area
Location in the state of Florida
Country United States
State(s) Florida
Largest city Deltona
Other cities Palm Coast

Daytona Beach

Port Orange

Ormond Beach

DeLand

New Smyrna Beach

Edgewater

Flagler Beach

Bunnell
Area
 • Total 2,003.26 sq mi (5,188.4 km2)
Highest elevation
120 ft (36.58 m)
Lowest elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Population
 (2014 est.)[1]
 • Total 609,939
 • Rank 90th in the U.S.
 • Density 378.67/sq mi (980.75/km2)

The Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) consisting of Volusia and Flagler[2] counties in the state of Florida. As of 2013, it is the 90th-largest MSA in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 600,756.

Principal cities and towns [ edit ]

All three principal cities are located in Volusia County.

The city of Palm Coast in Flagler County is the second-largest municipality in the MSA, and the City of Port Orange is larger than Ormond Beach, but neither city qualifies as a principal city.

Commerce [ edit ]

The Volusia/Flagler area is best known for its tourism industry, which attracts millions of visitors each year. Motorsports dominate the area, with several race-track venues as magnets. The best known is Daytona International Speedway, where the headquarters of NASCAR are located. Other racing venues include New Smyrna Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park. Other motorsport events include Daytona Beach Bike Week, a massive biker rally that occurs in March, and several classic-car shows.

The main natural attractions for tourists are the beaches of Volusia and Flagler Counties, with Daytona Beach, Flagler Beach, New Smyrna Beach, and Ormond Beach being the largest draws. Summer is usually the high season for beach tourism in this area.

Transportation [ edit ]

Roads [ edit ]

Limited-access highways in the Volusia/Flagler area include:

Major surface highways include US 1, US 17, and US 92.

Mass transit [ edit ]

Public bus transportation in Volusia County is provided by Volusia County Public Transit System (VOTRAN), which connects all the major cities. Paratransit service is also offered by VOTRAN.

Commuter rail service is provided by SunRail, and the northern terminus is located in DeBary, in Volusia County.

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2015-03-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These AreasArchived 2016-04-08 at the Wayback Machine. Office of Management and Budget. WhiteHouse.gov. 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2015-03-14.

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