Green Cove Springs, Clay County, Florida

Green Cove Springs: City in Clay County, Florida, United States


Green Cove Springs is a city located in the county of Clay in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,908 and a population density of 270 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,920 inhabitants.

The city was created 169 years ago in 1853.

Quick Facts about Green Cove Springs

Population : 8,920 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Clay County
Postal code : 32043
Phone Area Codes : 904
Area : 25.62 km2
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Capital city : Green Cove Springs is capital of Clay County
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:12:10 (7th June 2023)
Density : 348 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 22.56% (2010-2020)
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Location of Green Cove Springs on Florida map.
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Green Cove Springs is located at 29°59'31"N 81°40'41"W (29.9919100, -81.6781500).

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The population of Green Cove Springs increased by 22.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,908 - census
2011 6,946 0.55% estimation process
2012 6,957 0.16% estimation process
2013 6,983 0.37% estimation process
2014 7,060 1.09% estimation process
2015 7,206 2.03% estimation process
2016 7,595 5.12% estimation process
2017 7,982 4.85% estimation process
2018 8,303 3.87% estimation process
2019 8,577 3.19% estimation process
2020 8,920 3.85% estimation process

Green Cove Springs zip code is 32043. County name: Clay, County fips: 12019

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People born in Green Cove Springs (8)

People born in Green Cove Springs, including sculptor Augusta Savage, businessman Charles E. Merrill, Olympic baseball player Chris Roberts, .


  • Kevin Allen (American racing driver) he was born in 03/03/1965
  • Charlie Butler (American baseball player) he was born in 12/05/1906
  • Rob Bradley (Florida State Senator) he was born in 24/08/1970
  • Caeleb Dressel (American swimmer) he was born in 16/08/1996
  • Will Holden (American-football player (1993-)) he was born in 14/09/1993

Schools in Green Cove Springs

College & universities near Green Cove Springs, FL

Code Name City ZIP
439792 Fortis College-Orange Park Orange Park (FL) 32065

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Green Cove Springs, FL

Code Name Address Type
PAK Palatka 220 North 11th Street RAIL
JAX Jacksonville 3570 Clifford Lane RAIL
WDO Waldo, Florida 14648 NE 147th Avenue BUS
GNF Gainesville, Florida 201 East University Ave. BUS
OCA Ocala, Florida 531 Northeast First Ave BUS

Post offices near Green Cove Springs

Post Office Name City ZIP
Green Cove Spring Post Office Green Cove Springs (FL) 32043

Other cities in Clay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Lakeside 30,943 Small town in Navajo County
Middleburg 13,008 Town in Loudoun County, Virginia
Orange Park 8,777 Town in Florida
Asbury Lake 8,700 Census designated place
Keystone Heights 1,549 City in Clay County, Florida, United States
Penney Farms 839 Town in Clay County, Florida, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Green Cove Springs distances to largest Florida cities