Carrabelle, FL


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Carrabelle is a city in Franklin County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,303 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 1,290.
Carrabelle is located at about 20 miles east of Apalachicola, Florida at the mouth of the Carrabelle River. Carrabelle is surrounded by the Carrabelle River, Crooked River, Ochlockonee River and the Gulf of Mexico. To the south is Dog Island. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²). 3.7 square miles (9.7 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it (22.45%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,303 people, 562 households, and 370 families,residing in the city. The population density was 349.2 inhabitants per square mile (134.9/km²). There were 790 housing units at an average density of 211.7 per square mile (81.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.48% White, 5.68% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.61% of the population.