Fort Lonesome

Name:

Fort Lonesome

County:

Hillsborough

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

27°42′17″N 82°08′45″W / 27.70472°N 82.14583°W / 27.70472 -82.14583

Elevation:

121 ft (37m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Fort Lonesome is a rural area located in southeastern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, 36 miles (58 km) southeast of Tampa. A sawmill briefly revived the area with a few houses and three stores in the early 1930s.

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Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

It was short-lived: a fire destroyed the mill and eventually the “town” disappeared. Today, it is mainly a farming region.

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