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Apopka is a city in Orange County, Florida. The population of Apopka was around 41,000 at the 2010 census. As at 2019, the city's population was estimated to have jumped to over 53,000. Apopka is a Native American word for "Potato-eating place".

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Map of Apopka

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Lynx operates a regular bus service from Orlando.

  • 1 Apopka Superstop bus station.

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A couple of Orlando's Florida toll expressways pass through the area. FL-451, also a toll road, connects the expressway network to Apopka.

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  • 1 Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot, 36 E Station St. In 1918 the station was built as a part of Florida's extensive railroad network. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot (Q4780514) on Wikidata Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot on Wikipedia
  • 2 Carroll Building, 407-409 S Park Ave. Since operated as a bakery, the building was once a history museum. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. Carroll Building (Q5046517) on Wikidata Carroll Building (Apopka, Florida) on Wikipedia
  • 3 Mitchill-Tibbetts House (Miner House), 21 East Orange St. Added to the National Register in 1991, early residents included R. Mitchell and Union Army General George Tibbetts. Mitchill-Tibbetts House (Q6881517) on Wikidata Mitchell–Tibbetts House on Wikipedia
  • 4 Museum of the Apopkans, 122 E 5th St, +1 407 703 1707. Regional history museum. Museum of the Apopkans (Q6941069) on Wikidata Museum of the Apopkans on Wikipedia
  • 5 Ryan & Company Lumber Yard (Ryan Bros., Inc.), 215 E 5th St. One of multiple Apopka buildings added to the register in 1993. Ryan & Company Lumber Yard (Q7383815) on Wikidata Ryan & Company Lumber Yard on Wikipedia
  • 6 Waite-Davis House (Leslie P. Waite House), 5 South Central Ave. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Waite-Davis House (Q7960480) on Wikidata Waite-Davis House on Wikipedia

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  • 1 Rock Springs Run Kelly Park, 400 E Kelly Park Rd (follow the park road east until it turns left and becomes Baptist Camp Road. Then make a right turn to go to the park), +1 407 254-1902. summer 8AM–8PM, winter summer 8AM–6PM. Beautiful natural springs with lazy river that you can tube down, crystal clear water.
  • 2 Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Cir, +1 407 553-4383. Comprises around 7,000 acres (28 km²) of wild Florida. The springs pump out 42 million gallons of crystal clear water a day. Popular activities at the park include canoeing, swimming, picnicking and fishing. $6 per vehicle. Wekiwa Springs State Park (Q3364106) on Wikidata Wekiwa Springs State Park on Wikipedia

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