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Carrollwood
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Elevation
39 ft (12 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33618, 33624
Area code(s) 813
Hillsborough County Florida Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Greater Carrollwood Highlighted
Hillsborough County Florida Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Greater Carrollwood Highlighted

Carrollwood is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. Although a separate community, it is a part of the larger census-designated place (CDP) of the same name. The ZIP code for the community is 33618. The community was a census-designated place during the 1990 census, when the community recorded a population of 7,195.

History

Carrollwood was founded in 1959 and was built out in the 1960s. The community spread westward during the 1970s and 1980s. Carrollwood was struck by a tornado outbreak, which occurred throughout Central Florida on April 4, 1966.

Geography

Carrollwood is located at 28.1 degrees north, 82.5 degrees west (28.0523, -82.4858). The elevation for the community is 39 feet above sea level.

Carrollwood boundaries include Lake Magdalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west.

Transportation

Some of the major roads serving the community are Dale Mabry Highway, Busch Boulevard, and Fletcher Avenue.

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