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Welcome to Sanford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sanford has a population of 61,448 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sanford.
Sanford is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sanford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sanford: (407) & (321)<4>
The ZIP codes for Sanford: 32771-32773<5>
Websites for Sanford ...
Official Website: www.ci.sanford.fl.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sanford had an population of 61,448 people. This is an increase of 14.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sanford had a population of 53,570 people (or 12.67% of the total population of Seminole County). This makes Sanford the county's most populous community.
The population of Sanford represents 0.28% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 53,570 people, the population of Sanford increased 39.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,291 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sanford.
Communities Also Named Sanford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Sanford: This one is located in Seminole County and the other is located in Orange County.
Beyond Florida, there are 26 communities that are also named Sanford - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Kansas (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sanford.
Communities near Sanford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sanford.
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 Sanford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sanford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sanford. 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 Sanford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sanford. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sanford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sanford ...
Looking for more information about Sanford? 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 Sanford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sanford.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sanford: www.ci.sanford.fl.us/
The official website for Seminole County: www.seminolecountyfl.gov/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021