The Halifax River is part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, located in northeast Volusia County, Florida. The waterway was originally known as the North Mosquito River, but was renamed after George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, during the British occupation of Florida (1763–1784).GeographyThe Halifax River originates at Tomoka Bay, at the confluence of the Tomoka River, Bulow Creek, and Halifax Creek, adjoining Tomoka State Park. The Halifax River's drainage basin (or catchment) includes most of eastern Volusia County, which includes the flow from the Tomoka River and Halifax Creek. The total area covered is 1008.3 km². Water flows south for a distance of 25mi. The Halifax River merges with Spruce Creek and the Mosquito Lagoon just before it connects to the Atlantic Ocean via the Ponce de Leon Inlet.The Halifax River runs through the cities of Ormond Beach, and Daytona Beach. It also runs next to the Jackie Robinson Ballpark on City Island and the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse. The Halifax Harbor Marina is located on the waterway as well.Our Daytona Beach driving holiday planning app makes visiting Halifax River and other Daytona Beach attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Halifax is a beautiful river. Marked well with buoys. Lots of sand bars and sunken boats after hurricanes so stay on course. more »
We have been going to Daytona/Ormond Beaches for 35 years. When you get to the top of the bridges you see the ocean. I get excited every time we go over the bridges. more »
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