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Candler
unincorporated community
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Candler is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is located on County Road 464 between Silver Springs Shores and Lake Weir. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area. Candler's Zip Code is 32111.

Geography

Candler is located at 29°4′16″N 81°58′5″W / 29.07111°N 81.96806°W / 29.07111; -81.96806 (29.071 -81.968).

History

Candler is a post-Civil War-era town.

The plat of Candler dates to 1883/4, and the town is named for John W. Candler, then president of the Florida Southern Railway.

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