Durant, Florida

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Durant, Florida
Unincorporated community
Durant is located in Florida
Durant
Durant
Durant is located in the US
Durant
Durant
Coordinates: 27°54′31″N 82°11′10″W / 27.90861°N 82.18611°W / 27.90861; -82.18611Coordinates: 27°54′31″N 82°11′10″W / 27.90861°N 82.18611°W / 27.90861; -82.18611
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyHillsborough
Elevation43 ft (13 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code33530
Area code(s)813
GNIS feature ID281888[1]

Durant is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The community is located on County Road 676, 6.4 miles (10.3 km) east-southeast of Brandon. Durant has a post office with ZIP code 33530, which opened on August 27, 1902.[2][3] Durant is home to Durant High School.

History[edit]

In 1895, the Sarasota Subdivision rail line was built from Durant to Sarasota, and later extended north to Turkey Creek. The line was in use until it was acquired by CSX in 1981. CSX continued to store cars on the track in Durant until 1986.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Durant". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2015). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved February 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved February 15, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Sarasota Subdivision". Retrieved 29 September 2017.