Connerton, Florida

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Connerton, Florida
Census-designated place
Connerton, Florida is located in Florida
Connerton, Florida
Connerton, Florida
Coordinates: 28°18′09″N 82°27′45″W / 28.30250°N 82.46250°W / 28.30250; -82.46250Coordinates: 28°18′09″N 82°27′45″W / 28.30250°N 82.46250°W / 28.30250; -82.46250
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyPasco
Area[1]
 • Total13.227 sq mi (34.26 km2)
 • Land12.723 sq mi (32.95 km2)
 • Water0.504 sq mi (1.31 km2)
Elevation75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total2,116
 • Density160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)813
GNIS feature ID2583337[3]

Connerton is a census-designated place in Pasco County, Florida, United States, off U.S. 41.[3] Its population was 2,116 as of the 2010 census.[2] Connerton Elementary was constructed in the area.

Connerton was built as a large housing development in 1923 by Buffalo labor racketeer William "Fingy" Conners.[4] The development was stunted with the downturn in the housing market, after a small portion of the full scale residential development was built out.[5] As of 2012 construction plans were once again moving ahead.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ a b "Connerton Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ Dunn, Edward T. "William James Conners, Sr". History of Buffalo. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  5. ^ Hinman, Michael (December 14, 2009). "Connerton's future depends on satisfying debt". Tampa Bay Business Journal.
  6. ^ Laura Kinsler Connerton development gets new life May 9, 2012 The Tampa Tribune