Killarney, Florida

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Killarney, Florida
Unincorporated community
Killarney Station a bike shop used on the two rail-trails that terminate at Killarney,
Killarney Station a bike shop used on the two rail-trails that terminate at Killarney,
Killarney, Florida is located in Florida
Killarney, Florida
Killarney, Florida
Coordinates: 28°32′50″N 81°39′01″W / 28.54722°N 81.65028°W / 28.54722; -81.65028Coordinates: 28°32′50″N 81°39′01″W / 28.54722°N 81.65028°W / 28.54722; -81.65028
Country United States
State Florida
County Orange
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 34740
Area code(s) 407 & 321
GNIS feature ID 295390[1]

Killarney is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Florida, United States.[1] Its ZIP code is 34740.[2] The community is located west of Oakland, south of Lake Apopka, north of John's Lake, and east of the Lake-Orange County Line.

The main roads through Killarney are State Road 50, Old CR 50, and County Road 438. The West Orange Trail and South Lake-Lake Minneola Scenic Trail terminate within the community. Florida's Turnpike also runs though Killarney, but has no interchanges there. The nearest interchange is with SR 50 in nearby Oakland.

History[edit]

A post office called Killarney was established in 1887.[3] The community was named after Killarney, in Ireland.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Killarney, Florida". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Orange County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Clark, Alisson (May 10, 1999). "What's in a name?". Ocala Star-Banner. pp. 3C. Retrieved 7 June 2015.