Candler, Florida

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Candler VFW
Candler VFW
Coordinates: 29°4′16″N 81°58′5″E / 29.07111°N 81.96806°E / 29.07111; 81.96806Coordinates: 29°4′16″N 81°58′5″E / 29.07111°N 81.96806°E / 29.07111; 81.96806

Candler is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is located on County Road 464 between Silver Springs Shores and Lake Weir. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area. Candler's Zip Code is 32111.


Candler is located at 29°4′16″N 81°58′5″W / 29.07111°N 81.96806°W / 29.07111; -81.96806 (29.071 -81.968).[1]


Candler is a post-Civil War-era town.

The plat of Candler dates to 1883/4, and the town is named for John W. Candler, then president of the Florida Southern Railway.



  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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