Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, resort and residential city (1990 pop. 29,721), Volusia co., NE Fla., on Halifax River (a lagoon) and the Atlantic Ocean inc. 1880. It was founded (1873) as a health resort and was the winter home of several famous people, including John D. Rockefeller , who died there in 1937.

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