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Astor, Florida

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Welcome to Astor ...

Astor is located in Lake County<1>.

Astor is near sea level<2>.

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

Astor is within the boundaries of the (352) area code.

The ZIP code for Astor: 32102<3>

Communities Also Named Astor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astor - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Astor.

Communities near Astor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Astor.

  • De Land [Volusia County]
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    • De Land [Volusia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Astor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Land
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Land<5>
  • Umatilla [Lake County]
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    • Umatilla [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Astor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,895 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umatilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Umatilla<5>
  • Pierson [Volusia County]
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    • Pierson [Volusia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Astor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierson<5>
  • Crescent City [Putnam County]
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    • Emporia [Volusia County]
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      • Emporia [Volusia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Barberville [Volusia County]
    • De Leon Springs [Volusia County]
    • Lake Kathryn [Lake County]
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      • Lake Kathryn [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Astor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Kathryn
    • Seville [Volusia County]
    • Acron [Lake County] - Historic
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      • Acron [Lake County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Astor
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Acron. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Astor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Astor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Astor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Astor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Astor. See our Newspapers Page for Astor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astor ...

Looking for more information about Astor? 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 Astor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Astor.

Adding Astor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Astor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Astor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Astor on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Astor on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Florida

About Lake County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Astor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lake County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Astor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Astor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Astor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Astor) 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 Astor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AstorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.1627, Longitude: -81.5255    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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