Orange County, Florida

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Orange County FLGenWeb: Towns in 1889

Source: "Florida Encyclopedia," Elliott, Jacksonville, 1889. (abbrev.: P.M. means postmaster or postmistress)

 
Altamonte - 12 miles north of Orlando. Population: 200. R. S. Fuller, postmaster.
Altamonte Springs - 10 miles north of Orlando. Population: 50. E. P. Tebeau, postmaster.
Altoona - 8 miles from Eustis. Population: 300.
Apopka - 13 miles west of Orlando. Population: 1,200. Mrs. Z C. Jones, postmistress.
Astor - on St. Johns River, 59 miles south of Palatka. Population: 200. M. H. Bryan, postmaster.
Chuluota - 17 miles east of Orlando. Population: 200. C. T. Steever, postmaster.
Clay Springs - 13 miles north of Orlando. Population: 50. M. E. Glover, postmaster.
Conway - 5 miles southeast of Orlando. Population: 300. Fred Renshaw, postmaster.
Forest City - 10 miles north of Orlando. Population: 150. G. N. Cooley, P.M.
Formosa - 2 miles north of Orlando. Population: 100. F. E. Bosse, P.M.
Geneva - 25 miles northeast of Orlando. Population: 250. H. H. Pattishall, P.M.
Glendale - 45 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 200. G. Gordy, P.M.
Gotha - 10 miles west of Orlando. Population: 150. Henry P. Belknap, P.M.
Grasmere - 20 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 100.
Hiwassee - 7 miles west of Orlando.
Lake Irma - 3 miles east of Winter Park. Population: 50.
Lake Jessup - 18 miles northeast of Orlando. Population: 100.
Lake Maitland - 6 miles north of Orlando. Population: 300. G. T. Stith, P.M.
Lakeville - 10 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 150. E. Hyde, P.M.
Lisbon - 45 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 150. Jesse Sims, P.M.
Livingstone - on Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad. Population: 200. G. W. Paige, P.M.
Longwood - 12 miles north of Orlando. Population: 1,000. J. N. Searcy,P.M.
MacKinnon - 12 miles south of Orlando. Population: 100. C. H. Tuxbury, P.M.
Markham - on Sanford and Lake Eustis. R. R. Population: 500. G. A. Ginn, P.M.
McDonald - near Apopka. Population: 100. A. E. Fuller, P.M.
Merrimack - 16 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 53. Henry S. Smith, P.M.
Oakland - 16 miles west of Orlando. Population: 400. J. R. Wise, P.M.
Ocoee - 10 miles north of Orlando. Population: 300.
ORLANDO - 222 miles south of Jacksonville. Population: 10,000. James DeLaney, P.M.
Oviedo - 16 miles north of Orlando. Population: 100. Andrew Aulin, P.M.
Palm Springs - on Wekiva River. Population: 300. Frank W. Baker, P.M.
Pine Castle - east side Lake Conway. Population: 200. S. B. Thompson, P.M.
Pittman - 45 miles West of Orlando. Population: 100. C. 1. Hollenbeck, P.M.
Sanford - 21 miles north of Orlando. Population: 3,500. 3. J. Harris, P.M.
Sorrento - 27 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 400. Wm. Allen, P.M.
Sylvan Lake - 27 miles north of Orlando. Population: 200. T. E. Wilson, P.M.
Tangerine - 24 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 150. AM. McCurdy, P.M.
Umatilla - 42 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 300. N.J. Trowell, P.M.
Victoria - 25 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 90. John C. Russ, P.M.
Windermere - on Lake Butler. Population: 100. Abel Griffin, P.M.
Winter Park - 4 miles north of Orlando. Population: 600. John R. Ergood, P.M.
Zellwood - 24 miles northwest of Orlando. Population: 300. John A. Williamson, P.M.