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Fort Meade, Florida
Welcome to Fort Meade ...
A typical abbreviation for Fort Meade: Ft. Meade
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Meade has a population of 6,257 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fort Meade.
Fort Meade is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fort Meade lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Fort Meade is located in the (863) area code.
The ZIP code for Fort Meade: 33841<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Meade had an population of 6,257 people. This is an increase of 11.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Meade had a population of 5,626 people. This makes Fort Meade the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Fort Meade represents 0.03% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,626 people, the population of Fort Meade decreased 1.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,691 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Meade.
Adding Fort Meade to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fort Meade 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 Fort Meade was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fort Meade on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fort Meade on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Fort Meade ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Meade - they are located in Maryland and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fort Meade.
Communities near Fort Meade ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Meade.
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 Fort Meade. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Meade.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Meade. 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 Fort Meade.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Meade. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Meade.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Meade ...
Looking for more information about Fort Meade? 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 Fort Meade, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Meade.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Meade. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021