East Lake, Hillsborough County, Florida

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East Lake
Unincorporated community
East Lake is located in Florida
East Lake
East Lake
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°59′48″N 82°22′59″W / 27.99667°N 82.38306°W / 27.99667; -82.38306Coordinates: 27°59′48″N 82°22′59″W / 27.99667°N 82.38306°W / 27.99667; -82.38306
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33610

East Lake (or East Lake Park) is an unincorporated community located in Hillsborough County, Florida. The community is combined with Orient Park to form the census-designated place of East Lake-Orient Park. According to Rand McNally in 2002, the population estimate for the community was 3,400. The community is served by ZIP Code 33610.

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East Lake is located at 28.00 North, 82.38 West (27.99655, -82.38300),[1] or about 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Tampa.

Description[edit]

East Lake Park boundaries include Tampa city limits to the west, the unincorporated community of Del Rio to the north, U.S. Route 301 to the east, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to the south. Interstate 4 runs through the community. East Lake Park is a 325-home subdivision which was developed in the 1950s around the 100-acre (0.40 km2) East Lake. The community is accessible to locations including the Florida State Fairgrounds. The community was the home to East Lake Square Mall, which closed its doors in 1998 after most of its customer base moved to the new Brandon Town Center, located in Brandon.

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