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#DidYouKnow that Jupiter, FL gained its name through a misinterpretation?

When the Spanish settlers first came to this area they found the Jega Indians living along the banks of the Inlet and river. The Indians called themselves the Jobe, so the Spanish explorers named the river running into the Inlet the Jobe River, after the native tribe. Later, when English settlers found the area around 1763, Jobe sounded to them like the mythological god Jove, or Jupiter!

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