Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida, located in the northern part of the state on the St. Johns River, named after Andrew Jackson. It was established in 1832.

Today, Jacksonville is known for its riverfront, skyline, and bridges.

People Born in Jacksonville

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Jacksonville in People's Lives

Hanna Merjos: I traveled here in 2015.

Jared Leto: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie Lonely Hearts

Mary Todd Lincoln: I visited here in March of 1875, but during my visit became convinced that Robert, my only remaining son, was deathly ill. Though there was no basis for this thought, I raced back to Chicago frantically, relieved to find him in perfect health.

Viggo Mortensen: I traveled here in 1996 to film scenes for the movie G.I. Jane.

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