Profile for Cross Creek, Florida, FL
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Cross Creek is in Alachua County, in the Gainesville metro area.
The latitude of Cross Creek is 29.486N. The longitude is -82.165W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
Filming location for:
· 1983 movie, "Cross Creek"
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings wrote "The Yearling" and "Cross Creek" here
Historic sites and museums: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Historic Site
Cross Creek is a bend in a country road, by land, and the flowing of Lochloosa Lake into Orange Lake, by water. We are four miles west of the small village of Island Grove, nine miles east of a turpentine still, and on the other sides we do not count distance at all, for the two lakes and the broad marshes create an infinite space between us and the horizon.
-- Cross Creek
Marjorie Kinnin Rawlings
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Alachua County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cross Creek political report.
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“ Cross Creek is a bend in a country road, by land, and the flowing of Lochloosa Lake into Orange Lake, by water. We are four miles west of the small village of Island Grove, nine miles east of a turpentine still, and on the other sides we do not count distance at all, for the two lakes and the broad marshes create an infinite space between us and the horizon. ”
~ Cross Creek
Marjorie Kinnin Rawlings
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