Wacissa, Florida

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Wacissa, Florida
Census-designated place
Wacissa is located in Florida
Wacissa
Wacissa
Wacissa is located in the US
Wacissa
Wacissa
Coordinates: 30°21′30″N 83°59′24″W / 30.35833°N 83.99000°W / 30.35833; -83.99000Coordinates: 30°21′30″N 83°59′24″W / 30.35833°N 83.99000°W / 30.35833; -83.99000
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jefferson
Area[1]
 • Total 4.22 sq mi (10.93 km2)
 • Land 4.20 sq mi (10.87 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 42 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 386
 • Density 92.0/sq mi (35.51/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32361
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-74700[1]
GNIS feature ID 0292809[2]

Wacissa is a small unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 386.[1] It shares its name with the Wacissa River, the headwaters of which are about one mile to the south.

Geography[edit]

Wacissa is in western Jefferson County, 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Monticello, the county seat, and 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Tallahassee, the state capital. Florida State Road 59 runs through the community, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to U.S. Route 27 and south 14 miles (23 km) to U.S. Route 98.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Wacissa CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.9 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 0.53%, are water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census, Wacissa had a population of 386 and 197 housing units.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

  • Bethpage Cemetery
  • Broomsage Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
  • Story Cemetery

Churches[edit]

  • Bethpage Church
  • Wacissa Pentecostal Holiness Church
  • United Methodist Church
  • Welaunee Church
  • Union Hill AME Church

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