Carrollwood, Florida

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Carrollwood
Unincorporated community
Carrollwood is located in Florida
Carrollwood
Carrollwood
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°3′8″N 82°29′9″W / 28.05222°N 82.48583°W / 28.05222; -82.48583Coordinates: 28°3′8″N 82°29′9″W / 28.05222°N 82.48583°W / 28.05222; -82.48583
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33624
Area code(s) 813
Website www.carrollwood.com
Hillsborough County Florida Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Greater Carrollwood Highlighted

Carrollwood is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. Although a separate community, it is a part of the larger census-designated place (CDP) of the same name.[1] The ZIP code for the community is 33618. The community was a census-designated place during the 1990 census,[2] when the community recorded a population of 7,195.[3][4]

History[edit]

Carrollwood was founded in 1959 and was built out in the 1960s.[5] The community spread westward during the 1970s and 80's. The community was struck by a tornado outbreak, which occurred throughout Central Florida on April 4, 1966.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Carrollwood is located at 28.1 degrees north, 82.5 degrees west (28.0523, -82.4858)[8][9]. The elevation for the community is 39 feet above sea level.[10]

Carrollwood boundaries include Lake Magdalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west.

Transportation[edit]

Some of the major roads serving the community are Dale Mabry Highway, Busch Boulevard, and Fletcher Avenue.

Education[edit]

  • Lake Magdalene Elementary School
  • Essrig Elementary School
  • Hill Middle School
  • Adams Middle School
  • Carrollwood Elementary School
  • Canela Elementary School

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