Carrollwood, Florida

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Carrollwood
Unincorporated community
Carrollwood is located in Florida
Carrollwood
Carrollwood
Location within the state of Florida
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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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. Although a separate community, it is a part of the larger census-designated place (CDP) of the same name.[1] The ZIP code for the community is 33618. The community was a census-designated place during the 1990 census,[2] when the community recorded a population of 7,195.[3][4]

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 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, 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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