Florahome, Florida

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Florahome, Florida
—  unincorporated community  —
Country United States
State Florida
County Putnam
ZIP code32140
 
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Florahome, Florida
—  unincorporated community  —
Country United States
State Florida
County Putnam
ZIP code32140

Florahome is an unincorporated community in Putnam County, Florida, United States. It is located on State Road 100. The town was established in 1899 by the Georgia Southern and Florida Railway. The streets are laid in a grid system. Streets north and south are named for trees or shrubs. Streets east and west are named for states or provinces. Early in the town's history, it was surrounded by swamps. These were drained when canals were dredged by the Etoniah Canal and Drainage Company. The town is built upon a sandy hill rising from the swampy areas.

Florahome has a specific zip code (32140), which covers an area of 43.24 square miles and claimed a population of 1,471 according to the 2010 census [1]

Geography

Florahome is located at 29°43′57″N 81°53′01″W / 29.7325°N 81.8836°W / 29.7325; -81.8836Coordinates: 29°43′57″N 81°53′01″W / 29.7325°N 81.8836°W / 29.7325; -81.8836.[2]

References

  1. ^ zip-codes.com
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.