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Welcome to Mulberry ...

The city of Mulberry is located in Polk County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mulberry, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1900.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mulberry has a population of 4,192 people<2> (see below for details).

Mulberry is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mulberry lies within the (863) area code.

The ZIP code for Mulberry: 33860<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mulberry had an population of 4,192 people. This is an increase of 9.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mulberry had a population of 3,817 people. This makes Mulberry the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Mulberry represents 0.02% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 234th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,817 people, the population of Mulberry increased 18.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,230 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mulberry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 30 communities that are also named Mulberry - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia (3), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Mulberry ...

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

  • Lakeland
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Winter Haven
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Plant City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Bartow
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Auburndale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Fort Meade
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Eagle Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Bowling Green
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Lakeland Highlands
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland Highlands
    • Lakeland Highlands is located in Polk County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lakeland Highlands
  • Medulla
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medulla have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medulla
    • Medulla is located in Polk County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Medulla

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mulberry. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mulberry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mulberry ...

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

Adding Mulberry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mulberry 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 Mulberry was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Mulberry post office opened in 1900.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mulberry.

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

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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 Mulberry.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mulberry - 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 city (such as Mulberry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mulberry 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.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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