11/01/2005: On to the Other Big Holidays...
Well, Now that Halloweenie is a *wrap* - It's time to start thinking about that holiday Calendar:
Here's a few FUN Holiday facts brought to you by the U.S. Census Department about Christmas:
1,162 is the Population of Christmas, Fla., an unincorporated town.
Other places whose names are associated with the holiday season include:
North Pole, Alaska (population 1,659 in 2004);
Santa Claus, Ind. (2,201);
Santa Claus, Ga. (238);
Noel, Mo. (1,476);
The village of Rudolph, Wis. (418).
1.9 billion is the Number of Season's Greetings and Christmas cards sent to friends and loved ones every year, making Christmas the largest card-sending occasion in the United States. The second largest is Valentine's Day, with approximately 192 million cards being given.
20.8 million is the Number of Christmas trees cut around the country in 2002. These trees were located on 21,904 farms spread out across 447,000 acres. USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
For more FUN stuff on Holiday facts - check out this link at US News Wire.
Karen on 11.01.05 @ 06:20 AM CST