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Apopka, Florida

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Welcome to Apopka ...

The city of Apopka is located in Orange County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Apopka has a population of 51,564 people<1> (see below for details).

Apopka is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Apopka lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Apopka: (407) & (321)<3>

The ZIP codes for Apopka: 32703-32704, 32712<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Apopka had a population of 41,542 people. This makes Apopka the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Apopka represents 0.22% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 41,542 people, the population of Apopka increased 55.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,642 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Apopka had an population of 51,564 people. This is an increase of 24.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 93.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Apopka.

Communities near Apopka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Apopka and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Altamonte Springs   [Map]   44,277   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Casselberry   [Map]   28,395   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clermont   [Map]   35,211   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ocoee   [Map]   46,402   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Orlando   [Map]   280,257   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oviedo   [Map]   40,785   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Apopka.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apopka. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apopka. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apopka. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apopka:

Websites for Apopka ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apopka ...

Looking for more information about Apopka? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Apopka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apopka.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apopka.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apopka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (321) is an overlay for area code (407).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Apopka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Apopka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Apopka includes: 32703 & 32704.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Apopka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Apopka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Apopka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apopka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.6928, Longitude: -81.5262     [Map].

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