Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach, Florida metropolitan statistical area

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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 Daytona Beach
Ormond Beach
Palm Coast
Port Orange
DeLand
Bunnell
New Smyrna Beach
Flagler Beach
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 (2013 est.)[1]
 • Total 600,756
 • 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 metropolitan area in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 600,756.

Principal cities and towns[edit]

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 is 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 attraction 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 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.

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