Fairvilla, Florida

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Fairvilla, Florida
Unincorporated community
Fairvilla, Florida is located in Florida
Fairvilla, Florida
Fairvilla, Florida
Coordinates: 28°34′44″N 81°24′31″W / 28.57889°N 81.40861°W / 28.57889; -81.40861Coordinates: 28°34′44″N 81°24′31″W / 28.57889°N 81.40861°W / 28.57889; -81.40861
Country United States
State Florida
County Orange
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 407, 321
GNIS feature ID 282342[1]

Fairvilla is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Florida, United States.[1] The community is located along U.S. Route 441 along the northern border of Orlando, and parts of it have been annexed by the city. The area is known as a commercial district and includes the Fairvilla Adult Superstore sex shop. During the 1980s, an urban legend began regarding a large red apeman known as the "Fairvilla Gorilla" which had supposedly been sighted in the area.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fairvilla, Florida". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Jenkins, Greg (2010). Chronicles of the Strange and Uncanny in Florida. Pineapple Press. pp. 112–113. ISBN 9781561644773.