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First Bank of Jacksonville is now Ameris Bank

First Bank of Jacksonville is now Ameris Bank.

On Friday, October 22, 2010, First Bank of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL was closed by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation. Subsequently, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. No advance notice is given to the public when a financial institution is closed.

All deposit accounts, excluding certain brokered deposits, have been transferred to Ameris Bank, Moultrie, GA. For more information, visit Ameris Bank at

The FDIC has assembled useful information regarding your relationship with First Bank of Jacksonville. Besides a checking account, you may have Certificates of Deposit, a business checking account, a Social Security direct deposit, and other relationships with the institution.

Please select the link below to read more about this event:

FDIC Bank Closing Information for First Bank of Jacksonville

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