Felda, Florida

Felda is an unincorporated community in Hendry County, Florida, United States, located east of Fort Myers, on State Road 29. The name is a portmanteau of Felix and Ida Taylor's first names.[1]

Felda is located in Florida
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Location of Felda in Florida

GeographyEdit

Felda is located at 26°32′22″N 81°26′09″W / 26.5394°N 81.4358°W / 26.5394; -81.4358Coordinates: 26°32′22″N 81°26′09″W / 26.5394°N 81.4358°W / 26.5394; -81.4358.[2]

EconomyEdit

The area was once known for its tomato and cucumber production.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morris, Allan (1995). Florida Place Names: Alachua to Zolfo Springs. Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc. ISBN 1-56164-084-0.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ St Louis Fed. "Florida's Truck Crop Production". fraser.stlouisfed.org. St. Louis Fed. Retrieved 2014-12-22.