Ocoee, Florida

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and changed the name to Ocoee, after a river near he grew up in Tennessee. Ocoee massacre section from Florida's Turnpike in Ocoee (Ocoee, Florida), to US 441 in Apopka (Apopka, Florida). It has a $1.25 toll plaza in the middle, the first toll-plaza in the Orlando area with open road tolling for users of the E-Pass and related electronic toll collection systems. The road itself was finished in July 2000, temporarily ending at SR 50 (State Road 50 (Florida)), and the interchange with Florida's Turnpike, featuring the highest ramp in the Orlando area, was completed in February 2001. '''WPYO (Power 95.3)''' is a Rhythmic Top 40 station serving the Orlando (Orlando, Florida) area. The Cox Radio outlet broadcasts at 95.3 MHz with an ERP of 12 kW and is licensed to Maitland, Florida. Its transmitter is located in Ocoee, Florida. On clear days, the station can be heard as far as Viera (Viera, Florida), overtaking the weaker 95.1 (WFKS) frequency.


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(East Colonial Drive). The tollway's eastern terminus is Challenger Parkway, however Challenger Parkway continues until Alafaya Trail. '''Advanced Aeromarine''' (later '''HighCraft AeroMarine''') was an aircraft manufacturer based in Ocoee, Florida. It built light aircraft and sailplanes, developing a number of successful designs that have been produced by a number of different firms over the years. From Clarcona (Clarcona, Florida) to Ocoee


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of Ocoee on October 5, 1883. In 1886, Captain Sims, along with a group of original settlers, led an effort to have the town platted

and changed the name to Ocoee, after a river near he grew up in Tennessee. Ocoee massacre On November 2, 1920, after two black men (African American) (July Perry and Moses Norman) attempted to vote and encouraged other blacks to vote, the entire black population of the town was violently attacked. On the night of the massacre, white World War I veterans from throughout Orange County, Florida Orange County


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of Ocoee on October 5, 1883. In 1886, Captain Sims, along with a group of original settlers, led an effort to have the town platted


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of Ocoee on October 5, 1883. In 1886, Captain Sims, along with a group of original settlers, led an effort to have the town platted


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becoming a four lane highway for the rest of its journey. It then has two separate interchanges with SR 50 (Florida State Road 50) five miles apart at exit 267B and 272 before exiting Orange County. The Turnpike then enters Lake County (Lake County, Florida), heading in a northwestern direction, where hilly countryside become a part of the terrain for the remainder of the expressway. At mile 285, it has a northbound exit southbound entrance with US 27 (U.S. Route 27 in Florida), followed

; SR 408 begins at Florida's Turnpike, heading east towards its official western terminus at West Colonial Drive, (Florida State Road 50) near Ocoee (Ocoee, Florida). After the interchange with Good Homes Road (exit 2), the tollway passes through the Hiawassee barrier toll


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Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Ocoee city, Florida publisher U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder accessdate September 20, 2012 It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greater Orlando). History Founding In the mid-1850s, Dr. J.D. Starke, stricken with malaria, led a group of slaves, similarly stricken, to the north side of an open pine wooded lake that provided clear

and General William Temple Withers who wintered at the location. Captain Sims received a land grant for a 74-acre parcel to the west of Starke Lake in what is now the downtown portion

of Ocoee on October 5, 1883. In 1886, Captain Sims, along with a group of original settlers, led an effort to have the town platted


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10 1 1998'' http: iml.jou.ufl.edu projects Fall01 white default.html ''Go Ahead On, Ocoee - A Narrative Documentary Film by Bianca White & Sandra Krasa'' Geography Ocoee is located at .


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Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Ocoee city, Florida publisher U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder accessdate September 20, 2012 It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greater Orlando). History Founding In the mid-1850s, Dr. J.D. Starke, stricken with malaria, led a group of slaves, similarly stricken, to the north side of an open pine wooded lake that provided clear

and clean water to avoid further malaria outbreaks. The camp built by the group provided a base of operations from which to commute during the day to work the fields near Lake Apopka and rest at night. As the camp grew into a village, it took the name Starke Lake, a name the lake upon which the group settled bears to this day. The city's population increased further after the American Civil War as confederate soldiers and their families settled into the area, including Captain Bluford Sims


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Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Ocoee city, Florida publisher U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder accessdate September 20, 2012 It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greater Orlando). History Founding In the mid-1850s, Dr. J.D. Starke, stricken with malaria, led a group of slaves, similarly stricken, to the north side of an open pine wooded lake that provided clear

and General William Temple Withers who wintered at the location. Captain Sims received a land grant for a 74-acre parcel to the west of Starke Lake in what is now the downtown portion

of Ocoee on October 5, 1883. In 1886, Captain Sims, along with a group of original settlers, led an effort to have the town platted

Ocoee, Florida

'''Ocoee''' is a city in Orange County (Orange County, Florida), Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a population of 35,579. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greater Orlando).

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