Florida Facts: Did You Know?

Did You Know that El Jobean in Charlotte County was once known as Southland? But in 1924, during the great land boom the Spanish-sounding name El Jobean was substituted. In actuality, Joel Bean, a developer, twisted his name around to produce El Jobean.

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Information from Florida Place Names by Allen Morris.

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