Horizon West, Florida

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Horizon West, Florida
Coordinates: 28°26′2″N 81°37′21″W / 28.43389°N 81.62250°W / 28.43389; -81.62250Coordinates: 28°26′2″N 81°37′21″W / 28.43389°N 81.62250°W / 28.43389; -81.62250
Country United States
State Florida
County Orange
Area
 • Total38.13 sq mi (98.75 km2)
 • Land32.73 sq mi (84.78 km2)
 • Water5.39 sq mi (13.97 km2)
Elevation
125 ft (38 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total58,101
 • Density1,774.89/sq mi (685.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)407, 689
FIPS code12-32610[2]

Horizon West is a census-designated place and unincorporated area in southwest Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 14,000 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Horizon West includes five designated mixed-use villages, namely the Village of Bridgewater, Lakeside Village, Hickory Nut, Village I and Village F.[4], surrounded by greenbelts as well as a town center. The concept was adopted in 1995 by Orange County.[5] As of 2017, Horizon West can be considered one of the fast growing master-planned communities nationwide.[6]

Geography[edit]

Horizon West is located in southwestern Orange County, directly north of Walt Disney World Resort. It was a newly defined area as of the 2010 census. State Road 429, the Daniel Webster Western Beltway, runs through the CDP, connecting Ocoee to the north with Four Corners and Interstate 4 to the south.[citation needed]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 38.1 square miles (98.6 km2), of which 32.9 square miles (85.3 km2) is land and 5.1 square miles (13.3 km2), or 13.50%, is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
202058,101
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Horizon West CDP, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 24, 2012.
  4. ^ "Horizon West Villages". Horizon West Happenings.
  5. ^ Myers, Steve. "Horizon West Special Planning Area". Orange County Government.
  6. ^ Candelaria, Michael (June 25, 2017). "Horizon West community sets pace for fastest growth". Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clarcona CDP, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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