Sanford Seminole County, Florida

Sanford: County seat of Seminole County, Florida, United States

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Sanford is a city located in the county of Seminole in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 53,570 and a population density of 778 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 61,448 inhabitants.

The city was created 143 years ago in 1877.


Sanford is located at 28°48'2"N 81°16'23"W (28.8005500, -81.2731200).

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Sanford Quick Facts

Population : 61,448 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Seminole County
Area : 68.87 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Capital city : Sanford is capital of Seminole County
Establishment : September 09, 1877 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:51:40 (5th August 2021)
Postal code : 32771
Density : 892 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.82% (2010-2019)


The population of Sanford increased by 12.82% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 53,570 - census
2011 54,377 1.48% estimation process
2012 54,937 1.02% estimation process
2013 56,283 2.39% estimation process
2014 57,643 2.36% estimation process
2015 58,289 1.11% estimation process
2016 58,968 1.15% estimation process
2017 59,542 0.96% estimation process
2018 60,107 0.94% estimation process
2019 61,448 2.18% estimation process

Sanford zip code is 32771. County name: Seminole, County fips: 12117

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People born in Sanford (31)

People born in Sanford, including basketball player Glenn Hagan, baseball player, shortstop David Eckstein, musician Bobby Lord, you can see a list of people who born in Sanford.


College & universities near Sanford

Code Name City ZIP
429012 L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy Sanford (FL) 32773
137209 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford (FL) 32773-6199
460783 Remington College-Heathrow Campus Lake Mary (FL) 32746
457411 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Orlando Casselberry (FL) 32707
445212 Paul Mitchell the School-Orlando Oviedo (FL) 32765

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sanford

Code Name Address Type
SFA Sanford 600 South Persimmon Avenue RAIL
WPK Winter Park 150 West Morse Blvd RAIL
DLD DeLand 2491 Old New York Ave RAIL
ORL Orlando Health/Amtrak 1400 Sligh Blvd. RAIL
DYA Daytona Beach, Florida 100 North Atlantic Ave BUS

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Seminole County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Seminole County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Altamonte Springs 44,143 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Oviedo 41,860 City in Seminole County, Florida
Winter Springs 37,312 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States of America
Casselberry 28,757 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Wekiwa Springs 21,998 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida
Lake Mary 17,479 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Longwood 14,085 City in Seminole County, Florida, United States
Forest City 13,854 City in Iowa, United States of America
Goldenrod 12,039 Human settlement in United States of America
Fern Park 7,704 Unincorporated community in Florida
Heathrow 5,896 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida
Geneva 2,940
Chuluota 2,483 Census-designated place in Seminole County, Florida
Midway 1,705

Distance to Other Cities

Sanford distances to largest Florida cities

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