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Welcome to Dundee ...

The town of Dundee is located in Polk County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Dundee, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dundee has a population of 5,047 people<2> (see below for details).

Dundee is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Dundee: (863)

The ZIP code for Dundee: 33838<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dundee had an population of 5,047 people. This is an increase of 35.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 73.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dundee had a population of 3,717 people. This makes Dundee the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Dundee represents 0.02% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 235th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,717 people, the population of Dundee increased 27.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,912 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dundee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 34 communities that are also named Dundee - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Texas, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Dundee ...

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

  • Winter Haven
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Haines City
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Bartow
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Lake Wales
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Auburndale
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Davenport
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Lake Alfred
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Frostproof
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Eagle Lake
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Polk City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)

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 Dundee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dundee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dundee. 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 Dundee.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dundee ...

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

Adding Dundee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Dundee was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Dundee.

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

The official website for Polk County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dundee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dundee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Dundee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dundee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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