Carrollwood, Florida

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Carrollwood, Florida
Unincorporated community
Carrollwood is located in Florida
Carrollwood
Carrollwood
Carrollwood is located in the US
Carrollwood
Carrollwood
Coordinates: 28°3′8″N 82°29′9″W / 28.05222°N 82.48583°W / 28.05222; -82.48583Coordinates: 28°3′8″N 82°29′9″W / 28.05222°N 82.48583°W / 28.05222; -82.48583
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 33618, 33624
Area code(s) 813
Website www.carrollwood.com
Hillsborough County Florida Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Greater Carrollwood Highlighted

Carrollwood is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is part of the larger census-designated place (CDP) of Carrollwood, which also includes the neighborhood of Carrollwood Village.[1] A census-designated place corresponding just to Carrollwood existed during the 1990 census,[2] with a population of 7,195.[3][4] The ZIP code for Carrollwood is 33618.

History[edit]

Carrollwood was founded in 1959 and was built out in the 1960s.[5] The community spread westward during the 1970s and 1980s. Carrollwood was struck by a tornado outbreak, which occurred throughout Central Florida on April 4, 1966.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Carrollwood is located at 28.1 degrees north, 82.5 degrees west (28.0523, -82.4858).[8][9] The elevation for the community is 39 feet (12 m) above sea level.[10]

Carrollwood boundaries include Lake Magdalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west.

Transportation[edit]

Some of the major roads serving the community are Dale Mabry Highway, Busch Boulevard, Bearss and Fletcher Avenue.

Education[edit]

  • Lake Magdalene Elementary School
  • Essrig Elementary School
  • Hill Middle School
  • Adams Middle School
  • Chamberlain High School
  • Carrollwood Elementary School
  • Canela Elementary School

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