Ocoee, Tennessee

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Ocoee (also Ocoa) is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 37361.[1]

Geography[edit]

Its elevation is 797 feet (243 m), and it is located at 35°7′28″N 84°43′6″W / 35.12444°N 84.71833°W / 35.12444; -84.71833 (35.1245194, -84.7181327).[2]

Economy[edit]

Ocoee's economy is fueled by the Cherokee National Forest and the Ocoee River which is known for its whitewater rafting. The upper section of the Ocoee was home to the 1996 Olympics for slalom racing.

Dining and Shopping[edit]

Ocoee has a McDonald's, a Dollar General Store, a Hardee's and grocery store/supermarket and a bank called First Volunteer Bank.[3] There are a handful of dine-in restaurants located in the heart of "downtown Ocoee". The Whitewater Grill and Ocoee Dam Deli have daily specials for rafters and locals alike.

Whitewater rafting reservations can be made at 800-338-7238 from Cascade Outdoors.

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