Sparr, Florida

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United Methodist Church in Sparr

Sparr is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is located near the intersection of County Road 200A and County Road 329. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Sparr has been in operation since 1882.[1] The place was originally named after Daniel Souter, a local land owner.[2]

Geography[edit]

Sparr is located at 29°20′18″N 82°06′46″W / 29.3383°N 82.1128°W / 29.3383; -82.1128Coordinates: 29°20′18″N 82°06′46″W / 29.3383°N 82.1128°W / 29.3383; -82.1128 (29.3383, -82.1128).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Frisaro, Freida Ratliff (Feb 21, 1988). "Indian heritage runs deep throughout Central Florida". Ocala Star-Banner. p. 63. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.