Jacksonville meaning

jăk'sən-vĭl'
A city of northeast Florida near the mouth of the Saint Johns River. It was settled in the late 1700s on the site of a Huguenot colony (1564–1565) that was destroyed by Spanish forces from St. Augustine. Jacksonville is now a major port and commercial center.
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Port in NE Fla., on the St. Johns River.
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Name for a number of cities and towns in the United States, including the largest city in Florida.
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Origin of jacksonville

From Jackson +‎ -ville; most are named for a person with the surname of Jackson, including many named for former United States President Andrew Jackson.