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Horizon West, Florida
Census-designated place
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Orange
Area
 • Total 38.1 sq mi (98.6 km2)
 • Land 32.9 sq mi (85.3 km2)
 • Water 5.1 sq mi (13.3 km2)
Elevation 125 ft (38 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,000
 • Density 368/sq mi (142/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 407
FIPS code 12-32610

Horizon West is a census-designated place and unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 14,000 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Horizon West is located in southwestern Orange County, directly north of the Walt Disney World resort. It was a newly defined area as of the 2010 census. State Road 429, the Daniel Webster Western Beltway, runs through the CDP, connecting Ocoee to the north with Four Corners and Interstate 4 to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 38.1 square miles (98.6 km2), of which 32.9 square miles (85.3 km2) is land and 5.1 square miles (13.3 km2), or 13.50%, is water.


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