Harold, Florida

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Harold, Florida
The Harold Store in Harold, Florida.
The Harold Store in Harold, Florida.
Harold, Florida is located in Florida
Harold, Florida
Harold, Florida
Harold, Florida is located in the United States
Harold, Florida
Harold, Florida
Coordinates: 30°39′33″N 86°52′49″W / 30.65917°N 86.88028°W / 30.65917; -86.88028Coordinates: 30°39′33″N 86°52′49″W / 30.65917°N 86.88028°W / 30.65917; -86.88028
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountySanta Rosa
Area
 • Total14.729 sq mi (38.15 km2)
 • Land14.689 sq mi (38.04 km2)
 • Water0.040 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 • Total823
 • Density56/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)850
GNIS feature ID287350[2]

Harold is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Rosa County, in the U.S. state of Florida.[2] Its population was 823 as of the 2010 census.[1] A satellite field for Training Air Wing FIVE at Naval Air Station Whiting Field called OLF Harold is located here.

History[edit]

A post office called Harold was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1995.[3] An early postmaster gave the community the name of his son.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Florida". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Harold". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Santa Rosa County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ The Whole & True Discouerye of Terra Florida: A Facsimile Reprint of the London Edition of 1563, Together with a Transcript of an English Version in the British Museum. Florida state historical society. 1927. p. 39. ISBN 978-0-8130-0544-7. ...for the son of the postmaster.