Ocklawaha, Florida

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Ocklawaha, Florida
unincorporated community
Ocklawha Post office.
Ocklawha Post office.
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Marion
ZIP code 32179, 32183

Ocklawaha (also spelled Oklawaha) is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Two zip codes are associated to the community: 32179, and 32183.


Ocklawaha is located at 29°02′33″N 81°55′46″W / 29.0425°N 81.9294°W / 29.0425; -81.9294Coordinates: 29°02′33″N 81°55′46″W / 29.0425°N 81.9294°W / 29.0425; -81.9294 (29.0425, -81.9294).[1]

Notable Events[edit]

In 1935 Ocklawaha was the scene of a shootout between federal agents and Ma Barker and her gang. The feds fired nearly 3500 bullets into the house and the fight ended in the death of all gang members present. Each year, the Ocklawaha Chamber of Commerce puts on a reenactment of the event.[2]


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