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3. Flagler County, FL
Flagler County, FL
Towns include:  Palm Coast
Job growth (2000-2007): 61.78%

Corporate jet-setters may need to add a new stop to their itineraries. This county on central Florida's eastern coast hopes to attract more business travelers to its local airport thanks to the addition of a new $3 million air-traffic control tower.

The county has recently attracted several big-box stores and a retail shopping center. Tourism is also a major industry, as visitors and residents alike take advantage of Flagler County's three state parks, 19 miles of beaches and 165 holes of golf. --B.B.

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Last updated July 28 2008: 10:24 AM ET
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