Parmalee, Florida

Parmalee, Florida was a community in Manatee County, Florida, United States.

Parmalee
Parmalee
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°22′16″N 82°13′05″W[1]
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountiesManatee
Elevation66 ft (20 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)941
GNIS feature ID294880[1]

History

Parmalee was a Florida turpentine town founded in the 1920s. The town had a post office, store and a sawmill before it went abandoned after the stable supply of turpentine ran out.[2]

References

  1. "Feature Detail Report for: Parmalee". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  2. "Parmalee - Ghost Town". www.ghosttowns.com. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
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