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Welcome to Ocoee ...

The city of Ocoee is located in Orange County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ocoee has a population of 48,318 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ocoee.

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

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

Area codes for Ocoee: (407) & (321)<4>

The ZIP code for Ocoee: 34761<5>

Websites for Ocoee ...

Official Website: www.ci.ocoee.fl.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ocoee had an population of 48,318 people. This is an increase of 35.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ocoee had a population of 35,579 people. This makes Ocoee the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ocoee represents 0.19% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35,579 people, the population of Ocoee increased 45.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24,391 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ocoee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ocoee - they are located in Kansas and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Ocoee ...

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

  • Orlando [Orange County]
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    • Orlando [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Ocoee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orlando
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orlando<7>
  • Kissimmee [Osceola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kissimmee
    • Kissimmee [Osceola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Ocoee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kissimmee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kissimmee<7>
  • Apopka [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apopka
    • Apopka [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Ocoee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,870 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apopka<7>
  • Altamonte Springs [Seminole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altamonte Springs
    • Altamonte Springs [Seminole County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Ocoee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamonte Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altamonte Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clermont [Lake County]
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      • Clermont [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Ocoee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,850 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clermont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clermont<7>
    • Winter Springs [Seminole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter Springs
      • Winter Springs [Seminole County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Ocoee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winter Springs<7>
    • Winter Park [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter Park
      • Winter Park [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Ocoee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winter Park<7>
    • Casselberry [Seminole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casselberry
      • Casselberry [Seminole County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Ocoee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casselberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casselberry<7>
    • Groveland [Lake County]
    • Tavares [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tavares
      • Tavares [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Ocoee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tavares
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tavares<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ocoee ...

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

Adding Ocoee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ocoee 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 Ocoee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Orange County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ocoee: www.ci.ocoee.fl.us/

The official website for Orange County: www.orangecountyfl.net/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Orange, 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 Ocoee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ocoee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (321) is an overlay for area code (407).
<5>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 Ocoee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ocoee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Ocoee) 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 Ocoee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OcoeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ocoee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.5706, Longitude: -81.5442    
<7>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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